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Flag for Sierra Leone September 1, 2016 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Freetown, Sierra Leone

Max view in Freetown
Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 7:16 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


Freetown: Partial Solar Eclipse


Begins: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 6:15 AM

Maximum: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 7:16 AM

Ends: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 8:24 AM


Duration: 2 hours, 9 minutes

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September 1, 2016 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Freetown

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The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Freetown, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

SunriseMaxEnd
6:44 AM Sep 17:16 AM Sep 18:24 AM Sep 1
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Local times for eclipse in Freetown on Thursday, September 1, 2016

EventTime in FreetownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 1 at 6:15 AM81°East7.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseSep 1 at 6:44 AM82°East0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 1 at 7:16 AM82°East0.2° below
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
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 for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 1 at 8:24 AM85°East23.8°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Freetown (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

This eclipse is in progress during sunrise or sunset, so the Sun is displayed only partly in some phases, according to its altitude below the horizon. The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses visible in Freetown

Eclipse Visibility from FreetownVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarPartial
Total
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
Total
2013Apr 25LunarPartial
Partial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
Total
2014Apr 15LunarPartial
Total
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
Total
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
Annular
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Freetown, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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