Eclipse2016AfricaClocks (73K)
Zoom in on the map (ctrl+mouse-wheel) to see regional (local) times.

Eclipse2016Moanda (23K)
Get eclipse details for your town HERE
Include this link in your web-page: howto
Future eclipse for Africa are here.

This eclipse is annular for locations within about 40km of the red "central path".
No-one gets a total eclipse.

Xavier Jubier's great interactive Google map of the eclipse is here
The UK HMNAO has some nice animations of what to expect here
NASA info on this eclipse is at
eclipsewise has an interactive Google map

A 3min clip on what's happening, and why, is on YouTube.

Watch the Eclipse Safely

Watch2013Caa (19K) How to watch - eclipse viewers, pinhole projection, eye-safety - more

For schools - teaching resources, planning for safe viewing here.

Video (2.5min) on watching a solar eclipse safely (with or without eclipse viewers) on YouTube.

Live Feeds

from 6:45UT via Slooh;
via the Astronomical Society of Southern Africa - here;
at Rujewa, Tanzania (on the centre-line) via

Share your eclipse viewing

eWatchLinkA (11K) Get tips on group eclipse-viewing here, and add your eclipse-viewing site to the map - here


AfricaLowResMapForNetworkA (7K) via Astronomy in Tanzania at

in South Africa via the Astronomical Society of Southern Africa at

Please let us know of other initiatives.

Eclipse-viewer Production

EclipseViewerFrontAnnotatedA (22K) Advice on bulk-manufacture of (30,000+) eclipse-viewers is available here.

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