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Flag for Chile July 11, 2010 — Total Solar Eclipse — Easter Island, Chile (Rapa Nui)

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Sunday, July 11, 2010 at 2:11 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Easter Island: Total Solar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 12:40 PM

Maximum: Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 2:11 PM

Ended: Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 3:34 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 54 minutes


July 11, 2010 — Total Solar Eclipse — Easter Island

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This total solar eclipse was fully visible in Easter Island. This was a rare and spectacular event that could only be experienced along a relatively narrow strip on the Earth's surface. The eclipse was also visible in other areas, but the Moon did not cover the Sun completely there.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

12:40 PM Jul 112:11 PM Jul 113:34 PM Jul 11
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Local times for eclipse in Easter Island on Sunday, July 11, 2010

EventTime in Easter IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 11 at 12:40 PM13°North-northeast39.8°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Full Eclipse beginsJul 11 at 2:08 PM346°North-northwest39.7°
The Sun becomes totally eclipsed.
Maximum EclipseJul 11 at 2:11 PM345°North-northwest39.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Full Eclipse endsJul 11 at 2:13 PM345°North-northwest39.4°
The total eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 11 at 3:34 PM324°Northwest31.5°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Easter Island (EAST – Easter Island Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Easter Island

Eclipse Visibility from Easter IslandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Jul 11SolarTotal
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarPenumbral
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 13SolarPartial
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
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