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Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 6:04 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Nome: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Tue, Mar 8, 2016 at 5:42 PM

Maximum: Tue, Mar 8, 2016 at 6:04 PM

Ends: Tue, Mar 8, 2016 at 6:26 PM

Duration: 44 minutes


March 8, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Nome

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The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Nome, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covers only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

5:42 PM Mar 86:04 PM Mar 86:26 PM Mar 8
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Local times for eclipse in Nome on Tuesday, March 8, 2016

EventTime in NomeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 8 at 5:42 PM234°Southwest11.2°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 8 at 6:04 PM239°West-southwest9.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 8 at 6:26 PM244°West-southwest7.2°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Times are local for Nome (AKST – Alaska Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Nome

Eclipse Visibility from NomeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Mar 8SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 5SolarPartial
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