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Flag for China January 26, 2009 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Chengdu, Sichuan, China

Max view in Chengdu
Monday, January 26, 2009 at 6:04 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


Chengdu: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 5:40 PM

Maximum: Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 6:04 PM

Ended: Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 6:26 PM


Duration: 47 minutes

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January 26, 2009 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Chengdu

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The annular phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Chengdu, 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
5:40 PM Jan 266:04 PM Jan 266:26 PM Jan 26
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Local times for eclipse in Chengdu on Monday, January 26, 2009

EventTime in ChengduDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 26 at 5:40 PM241°West-southwest9.8°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseJan 26 at 6:04 PM245°West-southwest5.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 26 at 6:26 PM248°West-southwest1.1°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Times are local for Chengdu (CST – China Standard Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Chengdu

Eclipse Visibility from ChengduVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 10LunarTotal
Total
2001Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPartial
Partial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Jun 11SolarPartial
Annular
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003Nov 9LunarPenumbral
Total
2004May 5LunarTotal
Total
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
Partial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
Total
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
Partial
2007Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2007Mar 19SolarPartial
Partial
2007Aug 28LunarPartial
Total
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
Total
2008Aug 17LunarPartial
Partial
2009Jan 26SolarPartial
Annular
2009Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Jul 22SolarTotal
Total
2010Jan 1LunarPartial
Partial
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