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Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 11:22 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Makkah: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 10:38 AM

Maximum: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 11:22 AM

Ends: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 12:08 PM

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes


September 1, 2016 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Makkah

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The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Makkah, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covers only a small portion of the Sun. Check the weather for Makkah.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

10:38 AM Sep 111:22 AM Sep 112:08 PM Sep 1
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Local times for eclipse in Makkah on Thursday, September 1, 2016

EventTime in MakkahDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 1 at 10:38 AM115°East-southeast61.9°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseSep 1 at 11:22 AM131°Southeast70.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 1 at 12:08 PM167°South-southeast76.3°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Makkah (AST – Arabia Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Makkah

Eclipse Visibility From MakkahVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
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