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Flag for Cook Islands July 11, 2010 — Total Solar Eclipse — Rarotonga, Cook Islands

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Sunday, July 11, 2010 at 8:18 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Rarotonga: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 7:13 AM

Maximum: Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 8:18 AM

Ended: Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 9:32 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 19 minutes


July 11, 2010 — Total Solar Eclipse — Rarotonga

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Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Rarotonga, 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

7:17 AM Jul 118:18 AM Jul 119:32 AM Jul 11
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Local times for eclipse in Rarotonga on Sunday, July 11, 2010

EventTime in RarotongaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 11 at 7:13 AM67°East-northeast0.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseJul 11 at 7:17 AM67°East-northeast0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJul 11 at 8:18 AM67°East-northeast0.2° below
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Since the Sun is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 11 at 9:32 AM50°Northeast26.3°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Rarotonga (CKT – Cook Island Time).

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.

Eclipses visible in Rarotonga

Eclipse Visibility from RarotongaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 13SolarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 9SolarPartial
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 22 / Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Rarotonga, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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