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Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 7:21 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Pekanbaru: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 6:22 AM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 7:21 AM

Ends: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 8:29 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 7 minutes


March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Pekanbaru

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The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Pekanbaru, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covers a large portion of the Sun, so this is still a spectacular sight.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

6:22 AM Mar 97:21 AM Mar 98:29 AM Mar 9
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Local times for eclipse in Pekanbaru on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

EventTime in PekanbaruDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 9 at 6:22 AM94°East0.1° below
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Since the Sun is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East for the best view of the eclipse.
Maximum EclipseMar 9 at 7:21 AM95°East14.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 9 at 8:29 AM95°East31.0°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Pekanbaru (WIB – Western Indonesian Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Pekanbaru

Eclipse Visibility from PekanbaruVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
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