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Flag for Argentina April 8, 2005 — Total Solar Eclipse — Buenos Aires, Argentina

Max view in Buenos Aires
Friday, April 8, 2005 at 6:26 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Buenos Aires: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Apr 8, 2005 at 6:16 PM

Maximum: Fri, Apr 8, 2005 at 6:26 PM

Ended: Fri, Apr 8, 2005 at 6:36 PM

Duration: 20 minutes


April 8, 2005 — Total Solar Eclipse — Buenos Aires

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The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Buenos Aires, 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

6:16 PM Apr 86:26 PM Apr 86:36 PM Apr 8
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Local times for eclipse in Buenos Aires on Friday, April 8, 2005

EventTime in Buenos AiresDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 8 at 6:16 PM282°West-northwest3.7°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Maximum EclipseApr 8 at 6:26 PM280°West1.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 8 at 6:36 PM279°West0.1°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Since the Sun is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West for the best view of the eclipse.
Times are local for Buenos Aires (ART – Argentina Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Buenos Aires

Eclipse Visibility from Buenos AiresVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2000Jul 16LunarPenumbral
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 24LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4LunarPartial
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Apr 8SolarPartial
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
2006Sep 22SolarPartial
2007Mar 3LunarTotal
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
2007Sep 11SolarPartial
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 16LunarPartial
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2009Aug 5LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Buenos Aires, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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