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Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 10:45 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Kumamoto: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 9:54 AM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 10:45 AM

Ends: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 11:38 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes


March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Kumamoto

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The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Kumamoto, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

9:54 AM Mar 910:45 AM Mar 911:38 AM Mar 9
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Local times for eclipse in Kumamoto on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

EventTime in KumamotoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 9 at 9:54 AM128°Southeast38.0°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 9 at 10:45 AM142°Southeast45.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 9 at 11:38 AM160°South-southeast51.1°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Kumamoto (JST – Japan Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Kumamoto

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