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Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 11:14 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Pietermaritzburg: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 9:46 AM

Maximum: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 11:14 AM

Ends: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 12:44 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 58 minutes


September 1, 2016 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Pietermaritzburg

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

9:46 AM Sep 111:14 AM Sep 112:44 PM Sep 1
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Local times for eclipse in Pietermaritzburg on Thursday, September 1, 2016

EventTime in PietermaritzburgDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 1 at 9:46 AM45°Northeast40.7°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseSep 1 at 11:14 AM17°North-northeast50.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 1 at 12:44 PM342°North-northwest50.8°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Pietermaritzburg (SAST – South Africa Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Pietermaritzburg

Eclipse Visibility from PietermaritzburgVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
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