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Flag for Antarctica February 7, 2008 — Annular Solar Eclipse — McMurdo, Antarctica (McMurdo Station, Ross Island)

Max view in McMurdo
Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 4:28 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

McMurdo: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Feb 7, 2008 at 3:22 PM

Maximum: Thu, Feb 7, 2008 at 4:28 PM

Ended: Thu, Feb 7, 2008 at 5:33 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 11 minutes


February 7, 2008 — Annular Solar Eclipse — McMurdo

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The annular phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in McMurdo, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covered only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

3:22 PM Feb 74:28 PM Feb 75:33 PM Feb 7
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Local times for eclipse in McMurdo on Thursday, February 7, 2008

EventTime in McMurdoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 7 at 3:22 PM340°North-northwest27.0°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseFeb 7 at 4:28 PM322°Northwest25.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 7 at 5:33 PM305°Northwest22.9°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for McMurdo (NZDT – New Zealand Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in McMurdo

Eclipse Visibility from McMurdoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Feb 6SolarPartial
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jul 6LunarPartial
2002May 26 / May 27LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2003May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 24SolarPartial
2004May 5LunarTotal
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPartial
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
2007Aug 28 / Aug 29LunarTotal
2008Feb 7SolarPartial
2008Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
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