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Flag for Swaziland September 1, 2016 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Big Bend, Swaziland

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Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 11:15 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Big Bend: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 9:40 AM

Maximum: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 11:15 AM

Ends: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 12:51 PM

Duration: 3 hours, 11 minutes


September 1, 2016 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Big Bend

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

9:40 AM Sep 111:15 AM Sep 112:51 PM Sep 1
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Local times for eclipse in Big Bend on Thursday, September 1, 2016

EventTime in Big BendDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 1 at 9:40 AM47°Northeast42.8°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseSep 1 at 11:15 AM16°North-northeast54.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 1 at 12:51 PM336°North-northwest52.4°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Big Bend (SAST – South Africa Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Big Bend

Eclipse Visibility from Big BendVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2015Sep 13SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarPenumbral
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Big Bend, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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