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Eclipse visible in McMurdo – Feb 7, 2008 Annular Solar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like in McMurdo (weather permitting).

The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in McMurdo, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

The Moon covers a large portion of the Sun, so this is still a spectacular sight.

More about the Feb 7, 2008 Annular Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in McMurdo on Thursday, February 7, 2008

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in McMurdoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial eclipse beginsFeb 7 at 3:22 PM339°North-northwest27.0° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseFeb 7 at 4:28 PM322°Northwest25.3° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 7 at 5:33 PM305°Northwest22.8° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for McMurdo (NZDT - New Zealand Daylight Time).

Other eclipses visible in McMurdo

Dates
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path info)
EclipseType at maxVisibility in
McMurdo
Looks like in
McMurdo
Path of the eclipse
May 16, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 24, 2003SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 5, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17 / Oct 18, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 8, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28 / Aug 29, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 7, 2008SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 17, 2008LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 10, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 7, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 6, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26 / Jun 27, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 16, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 25, 2011SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 11, 2011LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4 / Jun 5, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 14, 2012SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 29, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 26, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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