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Eclipse visible in Irbil – October 12, 1996 — Partial Solar Eclipse

The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Irbil

During this partial solar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Irbil. There are no other locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.

The Moon covers only a small portion of the Sun.

More about the October 12, 1996 — Partial Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Irbil on Saturday, October 12, 1996

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in IrbilDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 12 at 5:18 PM259°West1.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximum EclipseOct 12 at 5:30 PM261°West0.2° belowEclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
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 West for the best view of the eclipse.
SunsetOct 12 at 5:30 PM261°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 12 at 6:56 PM261°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

This eclipse is in progress during sunrise or sunset, so the Sun is displayed only partly in some phases, according to its altitude below the horizon. The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Times are local for Irbil (AST - Arabia Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Irbil

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in IrbilLooks like in IrbilPath of the eclipse
Jul 26, 1991LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 9 / Dec 10, 1992LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 29, 1993LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 25, 1994LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 8, 1995LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 24, 1995SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 4, 1996LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 27, 1996LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 12, 1996SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 24, 1997LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 16 / Sep 17, 1997LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13, 1998LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 8, 1998LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31, 1999LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 11, 1999SolarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 21, 2000LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16, 2000LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 9 / Jan 10, 2001LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 2001LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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