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Flag for Kenya November 3, 2013 — Total Solar Eclipse — Nairobi, Kenya

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Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 5:26 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Nairobi: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Nov 3, 2013 at 4:16 PM

Maximum: Sun, Nov 3, 2013 at 5:26 PM

Ended: Sun, Nov 3, 2013 at 6:28 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 12 minutes


November 3, 2013 — Total Solar Eclipse — Nairobi

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Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Nairobi, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covered only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

4:16 PM Nov 35:26 PM Nov 36:21 PM Nov 3
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Local times for eclipse in Nairobi on Sunday, November 3, 2013

EventTime in NairobiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 3 at 4:16 PM253°West-southwest29.2°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseNov 3 at 5:26 PM255°West-southwest12.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
SunsetNov 3 at 6:21 PM255°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsNov 3 at 6:28 PM255°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Nairobi (EAT – Eastern Africa Time).

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.

Eclipses visible in Nairobi

Eclipse Visibility from NairobiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarAnnular
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarPenumbral
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Nairobi, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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