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Flag for Bulgaria August 1, 2008 — Total Solar Eclipse — Sofia, Bulgaria

Max view in Sofia
Friday, August 1, 2008 at 1:04 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Sofia: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 12:26 PM

Maximum: Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 1:04 PM

Ended: Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 1:42 PM


Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

Location

August 1, 2008 — Total Solar Eclipse — Sofia

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Sofia, 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
12:26 PM Aug 11:04 PM Aug 11:42 PM Aug 1
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Local times for eclipse in Sofia on Friday, August 1, 2008

EventTime in SofiaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 1 at 12:26 PM146°Southeast61.6°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseAug 1 at 1:04 PM165°South-southeast64.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 1 at 1:42 PM186°South65.1°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Sofia (EEST – Eastern European Summer Time).

Eclipses visible in Sofia

Eclipse Visibility from SofiaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
Total
2002Jun 24 / Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 16LunarPartial
Total
2003May 31SolarPartial
Annular
2003Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
Annular
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
Total
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
Partial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
Total
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
Total
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
Partial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Partial
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