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Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 2:51 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Wake Island: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 1:22 PM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 2:51 PM

Ends: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 4:12 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 50 minutes


March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Wake Island

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The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Wake Island, 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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

1:22 PM Mar 92:51 PM Mar 94:12 PM Mar 9
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Local times for eclipse in Wake Island on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

EventTime in Wake IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 9 at 1:22 PM191°South-southwest65.9°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 9 at 2:51 PM231°Southwest54.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 9 at 4:12 PM248°West-southwest38.1°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Wake Island (WAKT – Wake Time).

Eclipses visible in Wake Island

Eclipse Visibility from Wake IslandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
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