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Eclipse visible in Alice Springs – Dec 4, 2002 Total Solar Eclipse

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

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

More about the Dec 4, 2002 Total Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Alice Springs on Wednesday, December 4, 2002

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 Alice SpringsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 4 at 5:50 PM252°West-southwest16.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseDec 4 at 6:47 PM247°West-southwest3.8° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
SunsetDec 4 at 7:08 PM245°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsDec 4 at 7:40 PM245°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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.

Times are local for Alice Springs (ACST - Australian Central Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Alice Springs

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Alice Springs
Looks like in
Alice Springs
Path of the eclipse
Sep 2, 1997SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 17, 1997LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 22, 1998SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 6, 1998LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31 / Feb 1, 1999LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 16, 1999SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 28, 1999LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16 / Jul 17, 2000LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 10, 2001LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5 / Jul 6, 2001LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 30, 2001LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 26, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 11, 2002SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 4, 2002SolarTotalPartialEclipse 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, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 8, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 4, 2007LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth

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