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Flag for French Guiana April 8, 2005 — Total Solar Eclipse — Cayenne, French Guiana

Max view in Cayenne
Friday, April 8, 2005 at 6:35 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Cayenne: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Apr 8, 2005 at 6:15 PM

Maximum: Fri, Apr 8, 2005 at 6:35 PM

Ended: Fri, Apr 8, 2005 at 8:09 PM

Duration: 1 hour, 54 minutes


April 8, 2005 — Total Solar Eclipse — Cayenne

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

6:15 PM Apr 86:35 PM Apr 86:37 PM Apr 8
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Local times for eclipse in Cayenne on Friday, April 8, 2005

EventTime in CayenneDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 8 at 6:15 PM277°West4.5°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximum EclipseApr 8 at 6:35 PM278°West0.2°
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 West for the best view of the eclipse.
SunsetApr 8 at 6:37 PM278°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 8 at 8:09 PM278°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Cayenne (GFT – French Guiana 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 Cayenne

Eclipse Visibility from CayenneVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2001Jan 9LunarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 24LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4LunarPartial
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Apr 8SolarPartial
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
2006Sep 22SolarAnnular
2007Mar 3LunarTotal
2007Aug 28LunarPartial
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 16LunarPartial
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2009Aug 5LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Cayenne, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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