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Flag for Greenland August 1, 2008 — Total Solar Eclipse — Qaanaaq, Greenland (Thule)

Max view in Qaanaaq
Friday, August 1, 2008 at 7:24 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Qaanaaq: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 6:29 AM

Maximum: Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 7:24 AM

Ended: Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 8:21 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 51 minutes


August 1, 2008 — Total Solar Eclipse — Qaanaaq

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The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Qaanaaq, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covered only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

6:29 AM Aug 17:24 AM Aug 18:21 AM Aug 1
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Local times for eclipse in Qaanaaq on Friday, August 1, 2008

EventTime in QaanaaqDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 1 at 6:29 AM54°Northeast10.8°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseAug 1 at 7:24 AM67°East-northeast13.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 1 at 8:21 AM81°East16.3°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Qaanaaq (WGST – Western Greenland Summer Time).

Eclipses visible in Qaanaaq

Eclipse Visibility from QaanaaqVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2000Jul 30 / Jul 31SolarPartial
2001Jan 9LunarTotal
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 31SolarPartial
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
2007Mar 3LunarTotal
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
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