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Flag for South Africa September 13, 2015 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Grahamstown, South Africa

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Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 7:46 AM

Global Type: Partial Solar Eclipse

Grahamstown: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Sep 13, 2015 at 6:44 AM

Maximum: Sun, Sep 13, 2015 at 7:46 AM

Ended: Sun, Sep 13, 2015 at 8:56 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 11 minutes


September 13, 2015 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Grahamstown

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During this partial solar eclipse, the Moon covered only parts of the Sun, as seen from Grahamstown. There were no locations on Earth where the Sun appeared completely covered during this event.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

6:44 AM Sep 137:46 AM Sep 138:56 AM Sep 13
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Local times for eclipse in Grahamstown on Sunday, September 13, 2015

EventTime in GrahamstownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 13 at 6:44 AM82°East5.3°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Maximum EclipseSep 13 at 7:46 AM73°East-northeast17.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 13 at 8:56 AM61°East-northeast31.1°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Grahamstown (SAST – South Africa Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Grahamstown

Eclipse Visibility From GrahamstownVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2015Sep 13SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarPenumbral
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
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