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Flag for Rwanda March 29, 2006 — Total Solar Eclipse — Kigali, Rwanda

Max view in Kigali
Wednesday, March 29, 2006 at 11:42 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Kigali: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Wed, Mar 29, 2006 at 10:57 AM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 29, 2006 at 11:42 AM

Ended: Wed, Mar 29, 2006 at 12:28 PM


Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes

Location

March 29, 2006 — Total Solar Eclipse — Kigali

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Kigali, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covered only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
10:57 AM Mar 2911:42 AM Mar 2912:28 PM Mar 29
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Local times for eclipse in Kigali on Wednesday, March 29, 2006

EventTime in KigaliDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 29 at 10:57 AM72°East-northeast72.5°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 29 at 11:42 AM45°Northeast82.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 29 at 12:28 PM310°Northwest81.7°
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
2000Jan 21LunarPartial
Total
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
Total
2001Jun 21SolarPartial
Total
2001Jul 5LunarPartial
Partial
2002Jun 24 / Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Dec 4SolarPartial
Total
2003May 16LunarTotal
Total
2003Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
Annular
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
Total
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
Partial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
Total
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
Partial
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Partial
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