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Flag for Nepal March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Kathmandu, Nepal (Katmandu)

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Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 6:27 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Kathmandu: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 5:55 AM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 6:27 AM

Ended: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 7:01 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 6 minutes


March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Kathmandu

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Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Kathmandu, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covered only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

6:19 AM Mar 96:27 AM Mar 97:01 AM Mar 9
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Local times for eclipse in Kathmandu on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

EventTime in KathmanduDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 9 at 5:55 AM92°East6.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseMar 9 at 6:19 AM95°East0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 9 at 6:27 AM95°East1.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 9 at 7:01 AM99°East8.4°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Times are local for Kathmandu (NPT – Nepal 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 and Transits Visible in Kathmandu

Eclipse Visibility From KathmanduVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Jun 6VenusTransit
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Kathmandu, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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