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Flag for Australia April 29, 2014 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Max view in Canberra
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 5:12 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Canberra: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 4:08 PM

Maximum: Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 5:12 PM

Ended: Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 6:10 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 2 minutes


April 29, 2014 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Canberra

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The annular phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Canberra, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

4:08 PM Apr 295:12 PM Apr 295:23 PM Apr 29
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Local times for eclipse in Canberra on Tuesday, April 29, 2014

EventTime in CanberraDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 29 at 4:08 PM299°West-northwest13.3°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseApr 29 at 5:12 PM289°West-northwest1.6°
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 5:23 PM287°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 29 at 6:10 PM287°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Canberra (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 Canberra

Eclipse Visibility from CanberraVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarPartial
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Canberra, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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