Tanzanian annular eclipse: 13 months countdown

Two exciting events are coming soon, in 2016. One of them, the total solar eclipse in the Pacific & Indonesia is due next March, more details on it are to be disclosed within a short time.


Annular eclipse of 2016 in Tanzania. Map courtesy of Xavier Jubier.

Another is the annular solar eclipse of September 1st in the Southeast Africa. Still being quite a time ahead, Astrosafari is departing to
Tanzania for a scouting trip. Locations within the central path, road conditions, local sights, pitfalls and, of course, weather patterns are to be studied closer. Hopefully, the latter doesn’t pose a serious threat, as May through early September is a dry season in the East Africa, even more pronounced in the southwestern part of Tanzania.

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