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Reki Yoko Heisei 28 (2016)

February 2nd, 2015, announced by NAOJ
Glossary:Solar Eclipse, Lunar Eclipse, Transit of Planet
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Eclipses         Heisei 28 (2016)

In this year, there are 2 Solar Eclipses and 1 Transit of Mercury. Among those, 1 Solar Eclipse is visible from Japan.

1. March 9th         Total Solar Eclipse

Partial eclipse is visible from all over Japan. Local circumstances are as follows.

PlaceEclipse beginsGreatest eclipseEclipse ends
Naha 9h29m01s258°10h29m19s199°0.33511h33m55s133°
Fukuoka 9h56m48s233°10h45m59s186°0.20311h37m02s134°

2. May 9th-10th         Transit of Mercury

This phenomenon is not visible from Japan.

3. September 1st         Annular Solar Eclipse

This phenomenon is not visible from Japan.