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Total Solar Eclipse 9 March 2016, Effects

Total Solar Eclipse occurs on 9 March 2016 when Sun is conjunct with Moon in Aquarius aspected by Jupiter and Rahu in Leo according to Vedic Astrology.
This eclipse is visible from Sumatra, Borneo, Sulawesi and from locations in the Pacific ocean.
People in South and East Asia and northern and eastern Australia will see partial eclipse.
solar eclipse march 2016

This Solar Eclipse will begin at 23:20 UTC, on March 8th with the maximum point of the eclipse occuring at 02:00 UTC on March 9th. Totality of eclipse will last for 04 mins 09 secs.
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 (providing sunrises by that time in those timezones).
Places which can see total solar eclipse : Palembang, Palangka Raya, Balikpapan, Palu, Ternate, Sofifi, in Indonesia.
Places which can see partial solar eclipse : Bantam in Cocos Islands, The Settlement in Christmas Island, Jakarta Special Capital Region in Indonesia, Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, Singapore, Bangkok in Thailand, Phnom Penh in Cambodia, Bandar Seri Begawan in Brunei, Dili in Timor-Leste, Darwin in Northern Territory of Australia, General Santos and Manila in Philippines, Melekeok in Palau, Hagåtña in Guam, Saipan in Northern Mariana Islands, Palikir in Pohnpei of Micronesia, Majuro in Marshall Islands, Wake Island in US Minor Outlying Islands, Midway in US Minor Outlying Islands, Honolulu in Hawaii,U.S.A.

This eclipse starts at one location and ends in another.
First location to see partial eclipse begin at 8 Mar, 23:19 UTC
First location to see full Eclipse begin at 9 Mar, 00:15 UTC
Maximum Eclipse 9 Mar, 01:59 – 07:29 UTC
Last location to see full Eclipse end at 9 Mar, 03:38 UTC
Last location to see partial Eclipse end at 9 Mar, 04:34 UTC

Only partial solar eclipse can be felt at sunrise time in East to South East region of India.

Total Solar Eclipse 9 March 2016 Astrology Effects on 12 Zodiac Signs

Both Moon and Sun will be on constellation of Poorvabhadra and Jupiter, Rahu in UttaraPhalguni constellation during this eclipse.
People born in Aquarius moon sign or Ascendant (Kumbha 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 Saturn, cause low blood pressures, anaemia, fatigue, disturbed relations in family, indigestion, nervous weakness.
Also will lead to insomnia, disturbed mind for people born in ascendants and moon signs of Capricorn, Aquarius, Gemini, Cancer, Leo and Libra.

If you are born with Moon in Punarvasu, Visakha or Poorvabhadra constellations, Aquarius Ascendant, Aquarius Moon Sign or going through Vimsotari Dasa or Bukti of Jupiter, then March 2016 is the month to be cautious in every aspect of life.
Do not enter into new partnerships, relations, commitments. Try to maintain harmony in family and also at work.

8 Planets influence Aquarius in March 2016

With Sun and Moon along with Ketu already in Aquarius, Mercury and Venus will join during the solar eclipse time to create tough times for those born in that sign.
Also the direct aspect of Jupiter and Rahu from Leo (opposite) and Mars from Scorpio (Squaring) will make 8 planets influence Aquarius (Kumbha Rasi).
Except Saturn, all other planets are taking part in this havoc.
Only Virgo (Kanya) and Aries (Mesha) born will be able to survive this period without much trouble.

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