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

Max view in Kathmandu
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 6:27 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Kathmandu: Partial Solar Eclipse


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

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

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


Duration: 1 hour, 6 minutes

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March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Kathmandu

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Will Look

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

SunriseMaxEnd
6:18 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°East5.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseMar 9 at 6:18 AM95°East0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 9 at 6:27 AM95°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 endsMar 9 at 7:01 AM100°East8.7°
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 visible in Kathmandu

Eclipse Visibility from KathmanduVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
Annular
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
Total
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
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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