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Flag for Indonesia March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia

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Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 8:38 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Palu: Total Solar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 7:27 AM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 8:38 AM

Ends: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 33 minutes


March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Palu

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This total solar eclipse is fully visible in Palu. This is a rare and spectacular event that can only be experienced along a relatively narrow strip on the Earth's surface. The eclipse is also visible in other areas, but the Moon does not cover the Sun completely there.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

7:27 AM Mar 98:38 AM Mar 910:00 AM Mar 9
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Local times for eclipse in Palu on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

EventTime in PaluDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 9 at 7:27 AM94°East19.3°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Full Eclipse beginsMar 9 at 8:37 AM95°East36.6°
The Sun becomes totally eclipsed.
Maximum EclipseMar 9 at 8:38 AM95°East36.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Full Eclipse endsMar 9 at 8:39 AM95°East37.2°
The total eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 9 at 10:00 AM97°East57.2°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Palu (WITA – Central Indonesian Time).

Eclipses visible in Palu

Eclipse Visibility from PaluVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 9SolarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Palu, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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