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Flag for USA March 8, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, USA

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Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 5:37 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Kailua-Kona: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Mar 8, 2016 at 4:36 PM

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

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

Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes


March 8, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Kailua-Kona

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Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Kailua-Kona, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

4:36 PM Mar 85:37 PM Mar 86:31 PM Mar 8
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Local times for eclipse in Kailua-Kona on Tuesday, March 8, 2016

EventTime in Kailua-KonaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 8 at 4:36 PM255°West-southwest25.9°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 8 at 5:37 PM261°West12.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
SunsetMar 8 at 6:31 PM266°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMar 8 at 6:32 PM266°West0.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Kailua-Kona (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 and Transits Visible in Kailua-Kona

Eclipse Visibility From Kailua-KonaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Jun 5VenusTransit
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 9SolarPartial
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 8SolarPartial
2016Mar 22 / Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
Note: Click on the date link for details in Kailua-Kona, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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