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Flag for Mauritania September 1, 2016 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Nouakchott, Mauritania

Max view in Nouakchott
Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 7:15 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Nouakchott: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 6:26 AM

Maximum: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 7:15 AM

Ends: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 8:09 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 42 minutes


September 1, 2016 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Nouakchott

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Will Look

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

6:48 AM Sep 17:15 AM Sep 18:09 AM Sep 1
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Local times for eclipse in Nouakchott on Thursday, September 1, 2016

EventTime in NouakchottDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 1 at 6:26 AM79°East5.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseSep 1 at 6:48 AM81°East0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 1 at 7:15 AM81°East0.2° below
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Since the Sun is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 1 at 8:09 AM87°East18.3°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Nouakchott (GMT – Greenwich Mean 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 Nouakchott

Eclipse Visibility from NouakchottVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarPartial
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
2013Apr 25LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarPartial
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Nouakchott, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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