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Flag for Rwanda January 15, 2010 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Kigali, Rwanda

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Friday, January 15, 2010 at 7:21 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Kigali: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 6:05 AM

Maximum: Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 7:21 AM

Ended: Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 8:56 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 51 minutes


January 15, 2010 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Kigali

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The annular 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

6:05 AM Jan 157:21 AM Jan 158:56 AM Jan 15
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Local times for eclipse in Kigali on Friday, January 15, 2010

EventTime in KigaliDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 15 at 6:05 AM111°East-southeast0.4°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Since the Sun is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Maximum EclipseJan 15 at 7:21 AM112°East-southeast17.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 15 at 8:56 AM116°East-southeast39.3°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Kigali (CAT – Central Africa Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Kigali

Eclipse Visibility From KigaliVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarPartial
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
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