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Eclipse visible in Cayenne – April 8, 2005 — Total Solar Eclipse

The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Cayenne

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

More about the April 8, 2005 — Total Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Cayenne on Friday, April 8, 2005

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 CayenneDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 8 at 6:17 PM277°West4.0° Eclipse as seen from earthThe 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° belowEclipse as seen from earthMoon 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 6:35 PM278°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 8 at 8:10 PM278°West0.2° 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 Cayenne (GFT - French Guiana Time).

Other eclipses visible in Cayenne

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in CayenneLooks like in CayennePath of the eclipse
Jan 20 / Jan 21, 2000LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 9, 2001LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 30, 2001LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 24, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 19 / Nov 20, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 15 / May 16, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8 / Nov 9, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 4, 2004LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27 / Oct 28, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 8, 2005SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 14, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 22, 2006SolarAnnularAnnularEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20 / Feb 21, 2008LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16, 2008LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 7, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 5, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth

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