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Flag for Barbados September 22, 2006 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Bridgetown, Barbados

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Friday, September 22, 2006 at 5:47 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Bridgetown: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Sep 22, 2006 at 4:44 AM

Maximum: Fri, Sep 22, 2006 at 5:47 AM

Ended: Fri, Sep 22, 2006 at 6:55 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 11 minutes


September 22, 2006 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Bridgetown

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

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

5:47 AM Sep 225:47 AM Sep 226:55 AM Sep 22
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Local times for eclipse in Bridgetown on Friday, September 22, 2006

EventTime in BridgetownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 22 at 4:44 AM86°East16.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseSep 22 at 5:47 AM90°East0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 22 at 5:47 AM90°East0.2° below
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Since the Sun is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 22 at 6:55 AM93°East15.7°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Bridgetown (AST – Atlantic 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 and Transits Visible in Bridgetown

Eclipse Visibility From BridgetownVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2001Jan 9LunarPartial
2001Dec 14SolarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
2003May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2004Jun 8VenusTransit
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Apr 8SolarPartial
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
2006Sep 22SolarPartial
2006Nov 8MercuryTransit
2007Mar 3LunarTotal
2007Aug 28LunarPartial
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 16LunarPartial
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2009Aug 5LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Bridgetown, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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