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Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 8:25 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Kuantan: Partial Solar Eclipse


Begins: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 7:25 AM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 8:25 AM

Ends: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 9:33 AM


Duration: 2 hours, 8 minutes

Location

March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Kuantan

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The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Kuantan, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covers a large portion of the Sun, so this is still a spectacular sight.

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
7:25 AM Mar 98:25 AM Mar 99:33 AM Mar 9
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Local times for eclipse in Kuantan on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

EventTime in KuantanDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 9 at 7:25 AM95°East2.0°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Maximum EclipseMar 9 at 8:25 AM96°East16.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 9 at 9:33 AM98°East33.5°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Kuantan (MYT – Malaysia Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Kuantan

Eclipse Visibility from KuantanVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
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