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Eclipses in El Aaiún, Western Sahara

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Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 8:18 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

El Aaiún: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 7:50 AM

Maximum: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 8:18 AM

Ends: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 8:48 AM

Duration: 58 minutes


September 1, 2016 — Annular Solar Eclipse — El Aaiún

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The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in El Aaiún, 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

7:50 AM Sep 18:18 AM Sep 18:48 AM Sep 1
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Local times for eclipse in El Aaiún on Thursday, September 1, 2016

EventTime in El AaiúnDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 1 at 7:50 AM83°East3.4°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Maximum EclipseSep 1 at 8:18 AM86°East9.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 1 at 8:48 AM89°East16.1°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for El Aaiún (WEST – Western European Summer Time).

Eclipses visible in El Aaiún

Eclipse Visibility from El AaiúnVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
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