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Flag for Australia April 29, 2014 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Max view in Cairns
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 5:31 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


Cairns: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 4:56 PM

Maximum: Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 5:31 PM

Ended: Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 6:04 PM


Duration: 1 hour, 8 minutes

Location

April 29, 2014 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Cairns

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

The annular phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Cairns, 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

StartMaxSunset
4:56 PM Apr 295:31 PM Apr 295:58 PM Apr 29
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Local times for eclipse in Cairns on Tuesday, April 29, 2014

EventTime in CairnsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 29 at 4:56 PM290°West-northwest13.4°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseApr 29 at 5:31 PM287°West-northwest5.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
SunsetApr 29 at 5:58 PM285°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 29 at 6:04 PM285°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Cairns (AEST – Australian Eastern Standard 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 Cairns

Eclipse Visibility from CairnsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14SolarTotal
Total
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013May 10SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
Annular
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
Note: Click on the date link for details in Cairns, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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