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Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 7:44 AM

Global Type: Partial Solar Eclipse

Stellenbosch: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Sun, Sep 13, 2015 at 6:45 AM

Maximum: Sun, Sep 13, 2015 at 7:44 AM

Ends: Sun, Sep 13, 2015 at 8:51 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 6 minutes


Upcoming Eclipse: April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse is not visible in Stellenbosch. See animation and where it can be seen

September 13, 2015 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Stellenbosch

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Will Look

During this partial solar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Stellenbosch. There are no locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

6:46 AM Sep 137:44 AM Sep 138:51 AM Sep 13
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Local times for eclipse in Stellenbosch on Sunday, September 13, 2015

EventTime in StellenboschDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 13 at 6:45 AM86°East0.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseSep 13 at 6:46 AM86°East0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 13 at 7:44 AM86°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 13 at 8:51 AM67°East-northeast24.4°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Stellenbosch (SAST – South Africa Standard 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 Stellenbosch

Eclipse Visibility from StellenboschVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 13SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Stellenbosch, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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