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Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 8:29 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Benin City: Partial Solar Eclipse

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

Maximum: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 8:29 AM

Ends: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 9:57 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 43 minutes


September 1, 2016 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Benin City

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The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Benin City, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. Check the weather for Benin City.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

7:15 AM Sep 18:29 AM Sep 19:57 AM Sep 1
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Local times for eclipse in Benin City on Thursday, September 1, 2016

EventTime in Benin CityDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 1 at 7:15 AM83°East10.3°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseSep 1 at 8:29 AM84°East28.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 1 at 9:57 AM85°East50.4°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Benin City (WAT – West Africa Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Benin City

Eclipse Visibility From Benin CityVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
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