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Flag for Finland August 1, 2008 — Total Solar Eclipse — Helsinki, Finland (Helsingfors)

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Friday, August 1, 2008 at 12:50 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Helsinki: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 11:44 AM

Maximum: Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 12:50 PM

Ended: Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 1:55 PM


Duration: 2 hours, 10 minutes

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August 1, 2008 — Total Solar Eclipse — Helsinki

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The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Helsinki, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

StartMaxEnd
11:44 AM Aug 112:50 PM Aug 11:55 PM Aug 1
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Local times for eclipse in Helsinki on Friday, August 1, 2008

EventTime in HelsinkiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 1 at 11:44 AM145°Southeast44.0°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseAug 1 at 12:50 PM167°South-southeast47.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 1 at 1:55 PM190°South47.4°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Helsinki (EEST – Eastern European Summer Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Helsinki

Eclipse Visibility From HelsinkiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
Total
2002Jun 24 / Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 7MercuryTransit
Transit
2003May 31SolarPartial
Annular
2003Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
Total
2004Jun 8VenusTransit
Transit
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
Annular
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
Total
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
Partial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
Total
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
Total
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
Partial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Partial
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