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Flag for Pakistan August 11, 1999 — Total Solar Eclipse — Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

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Wednesday, August 11, 1999 at 5:26 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Karachi: Total Solar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Aug 11, 1999 at 4:18 PM

Maximum: Wed, Aug 11, 1999 at 5:26 PM

Ended: Wed, Aug 11, 1999 at 6:27 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 9 minutes


August 11, 1999 — Total Solar Eclipse — Karachi

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This total solar eclipse was fully visible in Karachi. This was a rare and spectacular event that could only be experienced along a relatively narrow strip on the Earth's surface. The eclipse was also visible in other areas, but the Moon did not cover the Sun completely there.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

4:18 PM Aug 115:26 PM Aug 116:27 PM Aug 11
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Local times for eclipse in Karachi on Wednesday, August 11, 1999

EventTime in KarachiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 11 at 4:18 PM271°West37.6°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Full Eclipse beginsAug 11 at 5:25 PM277°West22.3°
The Sun becomes totally eclipsed.
Maximum EclipseAug 11 at 5:26 PM277°West22.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Full Eclipse endsAug 11 at 5:27 PM277°West22.0°
The total eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 11 at 6:27 PM283°West-northwest8.6°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Times are local for Karachi (PKT – Pakistan Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Karachi

Eclipse Visibility From KarachiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1990Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarTotal
1990Aug 6LunarPartial
1991Jul 26 / Jul 27LunarPenumbral
1992Dec 10LunarTotal
1993Jun 4LunarPartial
1993Nov 6MercuryTransit
1995Oct 8LunarPenumbral
1995Oct 24SolarPartial
1996Apr 4LunarTotal
1996Sep 27LunarPartial
1997Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarTotal
1999Jan 31LunarPenumbral
1999Aug 11SolarTotal
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