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Flag for Sao Tome and Principe September 1, 2016 — Annular Solar Eclipse — São Tomé, Sao Tome and Principe

Max view in São Tomé
Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 7:34 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

São Tomé: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 6:16 AM

Maximum: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 7:34 AM

Ends: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 9:08 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 52 minutes


September 1, 2016 — Annular Solar Eclipse — São Tomé

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The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in São Tomé, 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

6:16 AM Sep 17:34 AM Sep 19:08 AM Sep 1
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Local times for eclipse in São Tomé on Thursday, September 1, 2016

EventTime in São ToméDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 1 at 6:16 AM82°East10.9°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseSep 1 at 7:34 AM81°East30.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 1 at 9:08 AM77°East-northeast53.3°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for São Tomé (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

Eclipses visible in São Tomé

Eclipse Visibility from São ToméVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
2013Apr 25LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarPenumbral
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in São Tomé, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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