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Flag for French Polynesia April 8, 2005 — Total Solar Eclipse — Taiohae, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia

Max view in Taiohae
Friday, April 8, 2005 at 10:29 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Taiohae: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Apr 8, 2005 at 9:14 AM

Maximum: Fri, Apr 8, 2005 at 10:29 AM

Ended: Fri, Apr 8, 2005 at 11:49 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 35 minutes


April 8, 2005 — Total Solar Eclipse — Taiohae

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

9:14 AM Apr 810:29 AM Apr 811:49 AM Apr 8
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Local times for eclipse in Taiohae on Friday, April 8, 2005

EventTime in TaiohaeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 8 at 9:14 AM68°East-northeast48.0°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseApr 8 at 10:29 AM51°Northeast64.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 8 at 11:49 AMNorth73.5°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Taiohae (MART – Marquesas Time).

Eclipses visible in Taiohae

Eclipse Visibility from TaiohaeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20LunarTotal
2000Jul 16LunarTotal
2001Jul 5LunarPartial
2001Dec 14SolarPartial
2001Dec 29 / Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2003May 15LunarTotal
2004Oct 27LunarTotal
2005Apr 8SolarPartial
2005Apr 23 / Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2007Aug 27 / Aug 28LunarTotal
2008Feb 20LunarTotal
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 6 / Jul 7LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Taiohae, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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