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Flag for Argentina July 11, 2010 — Total Solar Eclipse — Río Gallegos, Santa Cruz, Argentina

Max view in Río Gallegos
Sunday, July 11, 2010 at 5:46 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Río Gallegos: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 4:45 PM

Maximum: Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 5:46 PM

Ended: Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 6:49 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 4 minutes


July 11, 2010 — Total Solar Eclipse — Río Gallegos

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The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Río Gallegos, 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

4:45 PM Jul 115:46 PM Jul 115:46 PM Jul 11
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Local times for eclipse in Río Gallegos on Sunday, July 11, 2010

EventTime in Río GallegosDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 11 at 4:45 PM318°Northwest6.3°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northwest.
Maximum EclipseJul 11 at 5:46 PM306°Northwest0.2° below
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
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 Northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
SunsetJul 11 at 5:46 PM306°Northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJul 11 at 6:49 PM306°Northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Río Gallegos (ART – Argentina Time).

This eclipse is in progress during sunrise or sunset, so the Sun is displayed only partly in some phases, according to its altitude below the horizon. The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses visible in Río Gallegos

Eclipse Visibility from Río GallegosVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 13SolarPartial
2013Apr 25LunarPenumbral
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2018Feb 15SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Río Gallegos, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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