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Flag for South Africa September 1, 2016 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Cape Town, South Africa

Max view in Cape Town
Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 10:50 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


Cape Town: Partial Solar Eclipse


Begins: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 9:45 AM

Maximum: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 10:50 AM

Ends: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 12:01 PM


Duration: 2 hours, 16 minutes

Location

September 1, 2016 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Cape Town

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Will Look

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
9:45 AM Sep 110:50 AM Sep 112:01 PM Sep 1
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Local times for eclipse in Cape Town on Thursday, September 1, 2016

EventTime in Cape TownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 1 at 9:45 AM54°Northeast30.3°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseSep 1 at 10:50 AM38°Northeast40.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 1 at 12:01 PM16°North-northeast46.8°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Cape Town (SAST – South Africa Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Cape Town

Eclipse Visibility from Cape TownVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
Partial
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 15LunarPenumbral
Total
2015Sep 13SolarPartial
Partial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
Annular
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
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