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Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 9:53 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Sofifi: Total Solar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 8:36 AM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 9:53 AM

Ends: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 11:21 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 45 minutes


March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Sofifi

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This total solar eclipse is fully visible in Sofifi. 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

8:36 AM Mar 99:53 AM Mar 911:21 AM Mar 9
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Local times for eclipse in Sofifi on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

EventTime in SofifiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 9 at 8:36 AM95°East28.8°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Full Eclipse beginsMar 9 at 9:51 AM97°East47.6°
The Sun becomes totally eclipsed.
Maximum EclipseMar 9 at 9:53 AM97°East48.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Full Eclipse endsMar 9 at 9:54 AM97°East48.3°
The total eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 9 at 11:21 AM105°East-southeast69.6°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Sofifi (WIT – Eastern Indonesian Time).

Eclipses visible in Sofifi

Eclipse Visibility from SofifiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Mar 9SolarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
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