GENERAL MAP OF THE TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE
OF MARCH 8th & 9th, 2016
This solar eclipse is the "ELEVENTH TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE OF THE 21ST CENTURY" and the first SOLAR ECLIPSE of 2016.
Its central band (Shown in red on the map) will be 155 km wide, starting in the INDIAN OCEAN, to the west of SUMATRA, then it will go over INDONESIA and virtually all of the NORTHPACIFICOCEAN.
This SOLAR ECLIPSE will be visible as a TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE only from INDONESIA on the ISLAND OF SUMATRA, the ISLAND OF BANGKA, the ISLAND OF BELITUNG, the ISLAND OF BORNEO, the ISLAND OF SULAWESI, the BANGGAI ISLANDS, the HALMAHERA ISLANDS and the ARCHIPELAGO OF THE MOLUCCAS and also from MICRONESIA on the ATOLL OF WOLEAI.
This SOLAR ECLIPSE will be visible as a PARTIAL SOLAR ECLIPSE from a large part of AUSTRALIA, SOUTH-EAST ASIA, HAWAII and NORTH-EASTERN ALASKA.
This SOLAR ECLIPSE will lastover TWO HOURS in some places.
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IMPORTANT! This TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE will cross the international date line.
It will start early on WEDNESDAY, 9th MARCH 2016 in the INDONESIA, the PHILIPPINES and the PACIFIC OCEAN and she ends at the end of the day of TUESDAY, 8th MARCH, 2016 in the WESTERN PART OF NORTH AMERICA.
That is exceptional and unique.
The particularity of this SOLAR ECLIPSE is that to observe it, it will be ABSOLUTELY ESSENTIAL to wear "SPECIAL GLASSES" to protect your "EYES".
Total Solar Eclipses, because of their rarity and the spectacle they offer, are all the more fascinating to observe.
But it is therefore all the more important to protect one's EYES, during all the various phases of a Total Solar Eclipse. (See chapter PROTECT YOUR EYES)
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THE DETAILED SCHEDULES OF THE ECLIPSE.
ANIMATION OF THE TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE
OF MARCH 8th & 9th 2016