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Flag for US Minor Outlying Islands March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Wake Island, US Minor Outlying Islands

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Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 2:51 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Wake Island: Partial Solar Eclipse


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

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

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


Duration: 2 hours, 50 minutes

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March 9, 2016 — Total Solar Eclipse — Wake Island

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The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Wake Island, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covered only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

StartMaxEnd
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 and Transits Visible in Wake Island

Eclipse Visibility From Wake IslandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 16LunarPenumbral
Total
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012May 21SolarPartial
Annular
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
Partial
2012Jun 6VenusTransit
Transit
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013May 10SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarPartial
Total
2019Jan 6SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
Total
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
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