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Flag for Australia February 7, 2008 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Max view in Melbourne
Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 3:28 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


Melbourne: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Thu, Feb 7, 2008 at 2:38 PM

Maximum: Thu, Feb 7, 2008 at 3:28 PM

Ended: Thu, Feb 7, 2008 at 4:15 PM


Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes

Location

February 7, 2008 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Melbourne

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

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

StartMaxEnd
2:38 PM Feb 73:28 PM Feb 74:15 PM Feb 7
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Local times for eclipse in Melbourne on Thursday, February 7, 2008

EventTime in MelbourneDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 7 at 2:38 PM323°Northwest63.4°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseFeb 7 at 3:28 PM303°West-northwest56.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 7 at 4:15 PM291°West-northwest47.9°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Melbourne (AEDT – Australian Eastern Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Melbourne

Eclipse Visibility from MelbourneVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 10LunarPartial
Total
2001Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPartial
Partial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Dec 4SolarPartial
Total
2003Nov 24SolarPartial
Total
2004May 5LunarTotal
Total
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2005Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPartial
Partial
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
Partial
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 7SolarPartial
Annular
2008Aug 17LunarPartial
Partial
2009Jan 26SolarPartial
Annular
2009Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2010Jan 1LunarPenumbral
Partial
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