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Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 7:24 AM

Global Type: Partial Solar Eclipse


Swakopmund: Partial Solar Eclipse


Begins: Sun, Sep 13, 2015 at 6:44 AM

Maximum: Sun, Sep 13, 2015 at 7:24 AM

Ends: Sun, Sep 13, 2015 at 8:09 AM


Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

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September 13, 2015 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Swakopmund

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During this partial solar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Swakopmund. There are no locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event. The Moon covers only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

SunriseMaxEnd
7:01 AM Sep 137:24 AM Sep 138:09 AM Sep 13
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Local times for eclipse in Swakopmund on Sunday, September 13, 2015

EventTime in SwakopmundDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 13 at 6:44 AM88°East3.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseSep 13 at 7:01 AM86°East0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 13 at 7:24 AM86°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 13 at 8:09 AM79°East14.9°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Swakopmund (WAST – West Africa Summer 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 Swakopmund

Eclipse Visibility from SwakopmundVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 13SolarPartial
Partial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
Annular
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
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