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Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 10:14 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Pyongyang: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 9:48 AM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 10:14 AM

Ends: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 10:41 AM

Duration: 53 minutes


March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Pyongyang

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

9:48 AM Mar 910:14 AM Mar 910:41 AM Mar 9
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Local times for eclipse in Pyongyang on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

EventTime in PyongyangDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 9 at 9:48 AM133°Southeast34.6°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 9 at 10:14 AM140°Southeast38.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 9 at 10:41 AM147°South-southeast41.3°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Pyongyang (PYT – Pyongyang Time).

Eclipses visible in Pyongyang

Eclipse Visibility from PyongyangVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Pyongyang, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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