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Flag for Kiribati March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Kiritimati, Christmas Island, Kiribati

Max view in Kiritimati
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 5:29 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Kiritimati: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 5:03 PM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 5:29 PM

Ends: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 5:54 PM

Duration: 51 minutes


March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Kiritimati

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The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Kiritimati, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covers only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

5:03 PM Mar 95:29 PM Mar 95:54 PM Mar 9
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Local times for eclipse in Kiritimati on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

EventTime in KiritimatiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 9 at 5:03 PM264°West23.9°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 9 at 5:29 PM265°West17.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 9 at 5:54 PM265°West11.3°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Kiritimati (LINT – Line Islands Time).

Eclipses visible in Kiritimati

Eclipse Visibility from KiritimatiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
2010Jul 12SolarPartial
2010Dec 21 / Dec 22LunarTotal
2011Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Apr 15 / Apr 16LunarTotal
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPenumbral
2018Feb 1LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Kiritimati, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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