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Eclipses in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands

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Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 11:56 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Saipan: Partial Solar Eclipse


Begins: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 10:27 AM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 11:56 AM

Ends: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 1:28 PM


Duration: 3 hours, 1 minute

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March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Saipan

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The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Saipan, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covers a large portion of the Sun, so this is still a spectacular sight.

More about the March 8, 2016 – March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
10:27 AM Mar 911:56 AM Mar 91:28 PM Mar 9
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Local times for eclipse in Saipan on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

EventTime in SaipanDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 9 at 10:27 AM121°East-southeast54.4°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 9 at 11:56 AM158°South-southeast69.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 9 at 1:28 PM219°Southwest65.4°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Saipan (ChST – Chamorro Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Saipan

Eclipse Visibility from SaipanVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
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