Solar Eclipse occurs on 1 September 2016 when Sun is conjunct with Moon in Leo, along with Rahu, aspected by Ketu and Saturn according to Vedic Astrology.
This eclipse is visible from Madagascar and locations in Central Africa.
People in most part of Africa, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, parts of Indonesia and West coast of Australia will see partial eclipse.
An annular solar eclipse occurs when the Moon’s apparent diameter is smaller than the Sun’s, blocking most of the Sun’s light and causing the Sun to look like an annulus (ring). An annular eclipse appears as a partial eclipse over a region of the Earth thousands of kilometres wide.
This Solar Eclipse will begin at 06:13 UTC, on September 1st with the maximum point of the eclipse occuring at 09:01 UTC. Totality of eclipse will last for 03 mins 06 seconds.
In the image above, areas falling under the thin red line can see total eclipse.
Areas falling under the thick outerline to redline can see 90% of eclipse.
Areas falling under thick blue strip can see 75-80% of eclipse.
Areas falling under yellow color can see upto 40% of the eclipse
Places which can see total solar eclipse : Franceville in Gabon, Mahajanga and Toamasina in Madagascar, Saint-Paul and Saint-Pierrein Réunion (French).
Places which can see partial solar eclipse : Accra in Ghana, Lagos in Nigeria, São Tomé in Sao Tome and Principe, Malabo in Equatorial Guinea, Libreville in Gabon, Yaoundé in Cameroon, Brazzaville in Congo, Kinshasa in Congo Dem. Rep., Kigali in Rwanda, Bujumbura in Burundi, Nairobi in Kenya, Dodoma in Tanzania, Lilongwe in Malawi, Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, Pemba in Mozambique, Moroni in Comoros, Mamoutzou in Mayotte, Antananarivo in Madagascar, Saint-Denis in Réunion (French), Port Louis in Mauritius.
This eclipse starts at one location and ends in another.
First location to see partial eclipse begin at 06:13 UTC
First location to see full Eclipse begin at 07:17 UTC
Maximum Eclipse at 09:01 UTC
Last location to see full Eclipse end at 10:55 UTC
Last location to see partial Eclipse end at 12:00 UTC
This solar eclipse is not seen in most part of Asia.
Annular Solar Eclipse 1 September 2016 Astrology Effects on 12 Zodiac Signs
Both Moon and Sun will be on constellation of Poorva Phalguni nakshatra along with Rahu during this eclipse.
People born in Leo moon sign or Ascendant (Simha Rasi or Lagna) will have few physical and psychological ailments if they live in above stated countries during eclipse time.
Solar Eclipses, especially in signs owned by Sun itself, will cause low self esteem, blood pressure variations, skin allergies, heart and lung problems, slow digestion for people born in ascendants and moon signs of Capricorn, Aquarius, Aries, Taurus, Cancer and Virgo.
The bad news is that the eclipse is square Mars and Saturn. While that does increase energy and makes it easier to get things done, it also shortens tempers and patience. Make an extra effort to avoid arguments for the next two weeks. And drive extra carefully. There will be extra road-rage out there.
Because Saturn is against lazy people, keeping yourself busy in productive work, is the best remedy for it.
Murphy’s Law takes over this month and according to it, Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.
If you are born with Moon in Bharani, Poorva Phalguni, Poorvashada constellations, Leo Ascendant, Leo Moon Sign or going through Vimsotari Dasa or Bukti of Sun, then September 2016 is the month to be cautious in every aspect of life.
Double check everything and take nothing for granted for next few weeks.
Watch out for manipulation in relationships. Be extra careful in all financial transactions today. Count your change.
Do not enter into new partnerships, relations, commitments. Try to maintain harmony in family and also at work.
Avoid thoughts of depression and maintain a healthy social life.
Politically, they will create unrest in civil life in countries where eclipse is visible even partially.
Internal wars, low economy will hit these countries.
5 Planets influence Leo in September 2016
With Sun and Moon along with Rahu already in Leo with Ketu and Saturn aspecting them, there can be health and financial chaos for Leos.