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Flag for China July 22, 2009 — Total Solar Eclipse — Hefei, Anhui, China

Max view in Hefei
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 at 9:31 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Hefei: Total Solar Eclipse


Began: Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 8:18 AM

Maximum: Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 9:31 AM

Ended: Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 10:52 AM


Duration: 2 hours, 33 minutes

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July 22, 2009 — Total Solar Eclipse — Hefei

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This total solar eclipse was fully visible in Hefei. 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.

More about the July 21, 2009 – July 22, 2009 — Total Solar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
8:18 AM Jul 229:31 AM Jul 2210:52 AM Jul 22
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Local times for eclipse in Hefei on Wednesday, July 22, 2009

EventTime in HefeiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 22 at 8:18 AM87°East35.8°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Full Eclipse beginsJul 22 at 9:30 AM97°East51.1°
The Sun becomes totally eclipsed.
Maximum EclipseJul 22 at 9:31 AM97°East51.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Full Eclipse endsJul 22 at 9:32 AM97°East51.5°
The total eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 22 at 10:52 AM116°East-southeast67.7°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Hefei (CST – China Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Hefei

Eclipse Visibility from HefeiVisibility 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
2004May 5LunarTotal
Total
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
Partial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
Partial
2007Mar 4LunarPartial
Total
2007Mar 19SolarPartial
Partial
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
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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