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Flag for Bangladesh March 29, 2006 — Total Solar Eclipse — Chittagong, Bangladesh (Chattagram)

Max view in Chittagong
Wednesday, March 29, 2006 at 5:55 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Chittagong: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Wed, Mar 29, 2006 at 5:34 PM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 29, 2006 at 5:55 PM

Ended: Wed, Mar 29, 2006 at 6:15 PM


Duration: 41 minutes

Location

March 29, 2006 — Total Solar Eclipse — Chittagong

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Chittagong, 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
5:34 PM Mar 295:55 PM Mar 296:05 PM Mar 29
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Local times for eclipse in Chittagong on Wednesday, March 29, 2006

EventTime in ChittagongDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 29 at 5:34 PM271°West6.5°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximum EclipseMar 29 at 5:55 PM273°West1.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
SunsetMar 29 at 6:05 PM274°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMar 29 at 6:15 PM274°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Chittagong (BST – Bangladesh 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 Chittagong

Eclipse Visibility from ChittagongVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
Total
2001Jul 5LunarPartial
Partial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003Nov 9LunarPartial
Total
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
Total
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
Annular
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
Partial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
Total
2006Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarPartial
Partial
2007Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2007Mar 19SolarPartial
Partial
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
Total
2008Aug 17LunarPartial
Partial
2009Jan 26SolarPartial
Annular
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
Total
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009 / 2010Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarPartial
Partial
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