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Annular Solar Eclipse – 1 September 2016

1 September 2016 — Annular Solar Eclipse

The Annular Solar Eclipse will be visible from Madagascar and locations in Central Africa. The Moon’s shadow will also cross parts of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans.

For most viewers in Africa, the eclipse will be a partial solar eclipse.

The eclipse will begin at 06:13 UTC on September 1, 2016. The maximum point will take place at 09:01 UTC, and the annularity will last for 3 minutes and 6 seconds.

What the Eclipse Will Look Like Near the Maximum Point

The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like near the maximum point.

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When the Eclipse Happens Worldwide

The eclipse starts at one location and ends at another. The times below are actual times (in UTC) when the eclipse occurs.

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Event UTC Time Time in Kaduna*
First location to see the partial eclipse begin 1 Sep, 06:13 1 Sep, 07:13
First location to see the full eclipse begin 1 Sep, 07:17 1 Sep, 08:17
Maximum eclipse 1 Sep, 09:01 1 Sep, 10:01
Last location to see the full eclipse end 1 Sep, 10:55 1 Sep, 11:55
Last location to see the partial eclipse end 1 Sep, 12:00 1 Sep, 13:00

* Local times shown do not refer to when the eclipse can be observed from Kaduna. Instead, they indicate the times when the eclipse begins, is at its maximum, and ends, somewhere else on Earth. The corresponding local times are useful if you want to view the eclipse via a live webcam.

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Source: http://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/solar/2016-september-1

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