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Eclipse visible in Accra – Mar 29, 2006 Total Solar Eclipse

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

This total solar eclipse is fully visible in Accra.

This is a rare and spectacular event that can only be experienced along a relatively narrow strip on the Earth's surface. The eclipse is also visible in other areas, but the Moon does not cover the Sun completely there.

More about the Mar 29, 2006 Total Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Accra on Wednesday, March 29, 2006

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 beginsMar 29 at 8:01 AM89°East29.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Full Eclipse beginsMar 29 at 9:12 AM91°East47.0° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Sun becomes totally eclipsed.
Maximum EclipseMar 29 at 9:12 AM91°East47.1° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Full Eclipse endsMar 29 at 9:12 AM91°East47.2° Eclipse as seen from earthThe total eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 29 at 10:30 AM94°East66.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Accra (GMT - Greenwich Mean Time).

Other eclipses visible in Accra

Dates
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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Accra
Looks like in
Accra
Path of the eclipse
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
Feb 21, 2008LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16, 2008LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 5 / Aug 6, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 31, 2009LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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