Eclipse Calculator – Solar Eclipses in Irbil, Iraq
Eclipse visible in Irbil – Oct 12, 1996 Partial Solar Eclipse
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like in Irbil (weather permitting).
During this partial solar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Irbil. As the central part of the Moon's shadow (umbra) misses the Earth during a partial solar eclipse, 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 Oct 12, 1996 Partial Solar Eclipse
Local times for eclipse in Irbil on Saturday, October 12, 1996
Click on the Sun/Moon symbols in the column entitled “Looks like” to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.
|Event||Time in Irbil||Direction||Altitude||Looks like||Comments|
|Partial eclipse begins||Oct 12 at 5:18 PM||259°||1.9° ||The Moon touches the Sun's edge.|
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
|Maximum Eclipse||Oct 12 at 5:30 PM||261°||0.2° below||Moon is closest to the center.|
Sun near horizon, must have completely free sight or higher up than the surroundings.
|Sunset||Oct 12 at 5:30 PM||261°||0.2° below||Not directly visible||Under horizon|
|Partial Eclipse ends||Oct 12 at 6:56 PM||261°||0.2° below||Not directly visible||Under 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
- Arabia Standard Time).
Other eclipses visible in Irbil
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|Object||Type at max||Visibility in|
|Looks like in|
|Path of the eclipse|
|Jan 30, 1991||Lunar||Penumbral||Partial|
|Jun 27, 1991||Lunar||Penumbral||Partial|
|Jul 26, 1991||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Dec 21, 1991||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Jun 15, 1992||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Dec 9 / Dec 10, 1992||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Jun 4, 1993||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Nov 29, 1993||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|May 25, 1994||Lunar||Partial||Penumbral|
|Nov 18, 1994||Lunar||Penumbral||Partial|
|Apr 15, 1995||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Oct 8, 1995||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Oct 24, 1995||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Apr 4, 1996||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Sep 27, 1996||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Oct 12, 1996||Solar||Partial||Partial|
|Mar 24, 1997||Lunar||Partial||Penumbral|
|Sep 16 / Sep 17, 1997||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Mar 13, 1998||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Aug 8, 1998||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Sep 6, 1998||Lunar||Penumbral||Partial|
|Jan 31, 1999||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 28, 1999||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Aug 11, 1999||Solar||Total||Total|
|Jan 21, 2000||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Jul 16, 2000||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Jan 9 / Jan 10, 2001||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Jul 5, 2001||Lunar||Partial||Penumbral|
|Dec 30, 2001||Lunar||Penumbral||Partial|
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