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Eclipse visible in Accra – Dec 4, 2002 Total Solar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like in in Accra (weather permitting).

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

More about the Dec 4, 2002 Total Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Accra on Wednesday, December 4, 2002

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 AccraDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 4 at 4:56 AM112°East-southeast14.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseDec 4 at 5:55 AM112°East-southeast0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseDec 4 at 5:55 AM112°East-southeast0.2° belowEclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun near horizon, must have completely free sight or higher up than the surroundings.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 4 at 6:39 AM114°East-southeast9.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon leaves the Sun's edge.

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 Accra (GMT - Greenwich Mean Time).

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Accra
Looks like in
Accra
Path of the eclipse
Mar 24, 1997LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 16, 1997LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13, 1998LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 8, 1998LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31, 1999LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 21, 2000LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 9, 2001LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 21, 2001SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 24, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 19 / Nov 20, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 4, 2002SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 16, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8 / Nov 9, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 4, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 3, 2005SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 14 / Mar 15, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 29, 2006SolarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 22, 2006SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3 / Mar 4, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth

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