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Eclipse visible in Kiritimati – March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse

The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Kiritimati

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.

More about the March 8, 2016 – March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Kiritimati on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in KiritimatiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 9 at 5:04 PM264°West23.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 9 at 5:30 PM265°West16.9° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 9 at 5:55 PM265°West10.8° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon leaves the Sun's edge.

Times are local for Kiritimati (LINT - Line Islands Time).

Other eclipses visible in Kiritimati

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in KiritimatiLooks like in KiritimatiPath of the eclipse
Dec 11, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4 / Jun 5, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 29, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 10, 2013SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 15 / Apr 16, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 8 / Oct 9, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 4 / Apr 5, 2015LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 28, 2015LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 9, 2016SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23 / Mar 24, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 8, 2017LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 1, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 21, 2019LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 30 / Dec 1, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 26 / May 27, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 19 / Nov 20, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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