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Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 10:28 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Kigali: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 8:45 AM

Maximum: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 10:28 AM

Ends: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 12:22 PM

Duration: 3 hours, 37 minutes


September 1, 2016 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Kigali

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The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Kigali, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covers a large portion of the Sun, so this is still a spectacular sight.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

8:45 AM Sep 110:28 AM Sep 112:22 PM Sep 1
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Local times for eclipse in Kigali on Thursday, September 1, 2016

EventTime in KigaliDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 1 at 8:45 AM78°East-northeast40.6°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseSep 1 at 10:28 AM66°East-northeast65.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 1 at 12:22 PM330°North-northwest78.5°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Kigali (CAT – Central Africa Time).

Eclipses visible in Kigali

Eclipse Visibility from KigaliVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
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