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Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Rarotonga, Cook Islands

Eclipse visible in Rarotonga – February 6, 2008 — Annular Solar Eclipse

The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Rarotonga

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

More about the February 7, 2008 — Annular Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Rarotonga on Wednesday, February 6, 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 RarotongaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 6 at 6:23 PM258°West-southwest12.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseFeb 6 at 7:15 PM253°West-southwest0.7° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
SunsetFeb 6 at 7:20 PM253°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 6 at 8:04 PM253°West-southwest0.2° 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 Rarotonga (CKT - Cook Island Time).

Other eclipses visible in Rarotonga

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in RarotongaLooks like in RarotongaPath of the eclipse
May 15, 2003LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27, 2004LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 8, 2005SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 23 / Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 16 / Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 27 / Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 6, 2008SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20, 2008LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 6 / Jul 7, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 21, 2009SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25 / Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 11, 2010SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 20 / Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 3 / Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 13, 2012SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 9, 2013SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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