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Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 11:28 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Colonia: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 10:02 AM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 11:28 AM

Ends: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 1:01 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 59 minutes


March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Colonia

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The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Colonia, 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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

10:02 AM Mar 911:28 AM Mar 91:01 PM Mar 9
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Local times for eclipse in Colonia on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

EventTime in ColoniaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 9 at 10:02 AM106°East-southeast44.2°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 9 at 11:28 AM121°East-southeast63.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 9 at 1:01 PM184°South76.1°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Colonia (CHUT – Chuuk Time).

Eclipses visible in Colonia

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