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Flag for Iraq August 11, 1999 — Total Solar Eclipse — Irbil, Iraq (Erbil)

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Wednesday, August 11, 1999 at 3:48 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Irbil: Total Solar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Aug 11, 1999 at 2:25 PM

Maximum: Wed, Aug 11, 1999 at 3:48 PM

Ended: Wed, Aug 11, 1999 at 5:02 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 37 minutes


August 11, 1999 — Total Solar Eclipse — Irbil

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

2:25 PM Aug 113:48 PM Aug 115:02 PM Aug 11
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Local times for eclipse in Irbil on Wednesday, August 11, 1999

EventTime in IrbilDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 11 at 2:25 PM224°Southwest63.1°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Full Eclipse beginsAug 11 at 3:47 PM250°West-southwest49.1°
The Sun becomes totally eclipsed.
Maximum EclipseAug 11 at 3:48 PM250°West-southwest49.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Full Eclipse endsAug 11 at 3:49 PM250°West-southwest48.8°
The total eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 11 at 5:02 PM264°West34.4°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Irbil (ADT – Arabia Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Irbil

Eclipse Visibility from IrbilVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1990Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarTotal
1991Jul 26LunarPenumbral
1992Dec 9 / Dec 10LunarTotal
1993Nov 29LunarPenumbral
1994May 25LunarPenumbral
1995Oct 8LunarPenumbral
1995Oct 24SolarPartial
1996Apr 4LunarTotal
1996Sep 27LunarTotal
1996Oct 12SolarPartial
1997Mar 24LunarPartial
1997Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarTotal
1998Mar 13LunarPenumbral
1998Aug 8LunarPenumbral
1999Jan 31LunarPenumbral
1999Aug 11SolarTotal
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