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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 10:48 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Cape Town: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 9:43 AM

Maximum: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 10:48 AM

Ends: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 11:58 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 15 minutes


September 1, 2016 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Cape Town

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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

9:43 AM Sep 110:48 AM Sep 111:58 AM 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 9:43 AM55°Northeast29.7°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseSep 1 at 10:48 AM39°Northeast39.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 1 at 11:58 AM17°North-northeast46.5°
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
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarPenumbral
2015Sep 13SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
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