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Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Partial Solar Eclipse in Nigeria [Lagos & Ibadan environs]

Are you aware that on 1 September 2016 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Ibadan would occur? There would be a partial eclipse of the sun in Lagos and Ibadan regions in Lagos and which will be also visible in other parts of the country too. Anytime there is a partial Eclipse anywhere in the world, at that same time, it is total eclipse in some other parts of the world too. 


Basically, The annular sun based eclipse will be obvious from Madagascar and areas in Central Africa. The Moon's shadow will likewise cross parts of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. 

For most viewers in Africa, the eclipse will be an incomplete sun powered eclipse. 

The eclipse will start at 06:13 UTC on September 1, 2016. The greatest point will happen at 09:01 UTC, and the annularity will keep going for 3 minutes and 6 seconds.



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