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Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 2:44 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Tarawa: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 1:34 PM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 2:44 PM

Ends: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 3:48 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 14 minutes


March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Tarawa

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

1:34 PM Mar 92:44 PM Mar 93:48 PM Mar 9
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Local times for eclipse in Tarawa on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

EventTime in TarawaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 9 at 1:34 PM247°West-southwest74.8°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 9 at 2:44 PM259°West58.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 9 at 3:48 PM263°West42.1°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Tarawa (GILT – Gilbert Island Time).

Eclipses visible in Tarawa

Eclipse Visibility from TarawaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
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