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Flag for U.S.A. March 8, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Hilo, Hawaii, U.S.A.

Max view in Hilo
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 5:37 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Hilo: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Tue, Mar 8, 2016 at 4:37 PM

Maximum: Tue, Mar 8, 2016 at 5:37 PM

Ends: Tue, Mar 8, 2016 at 6:32 PM

Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes


March 8, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Hilo

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

4:37 PM Mar 85:37 PM Mar 86:28 PM Mar 8
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Local times for eclipse in Hilo on Tuesday, March 8, 2016

EventTime in HiloDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 8 at 4:37 PM255°West-southwest24.8°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 8 at 5:37 PM261°West11.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
SunsetMar 8 at 6:28 PM266°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMar 8 at 6:32 PM266°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Hilo (HAST – Hawaii-Aleutian 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 Hilo

Eclipse Visibility from HiloVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 9SolarPartial
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 8SolarPartial
2016Mar 22 / Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Hilo, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100