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Eclipse visible in Shanghai – Aug 1, 2008 Total Solar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like in in Shanghai (weather permitting).

The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Shanghai, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

More about the Aug 1, 2008 Total Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Shanghai on Friday, August 1, 2008

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in ShanghaiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 1 at 6:28 PM289°West-northwest3.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Maximum EclipseAug 1 at 6:48 PM292°West-northwest0.2° belowEclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun near horizon, must have completely free sight or higher up than the surroundings.
SunsetAug 1 at 6:48 PM292°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 1 at 8:06 PM292°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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.

Times are local for Shanghai (CST - China Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Shanghai

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
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Path of the eclipse
May 5, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 15, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 8, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 4, 2007LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 19, 2007SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 1, 2008SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 17, 2008LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 26, 2009SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9 / Feb 10, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 22, 2009SolarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 1, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 15, 2010SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 16, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10 / Dec 11, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 21, 2012SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28 / Nov 29, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 26, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 19, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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