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Flag for India August 1, 2008 — Total Solar Eclipse — Kolkata, West Bengal, India (Calcutta)

Max view in Kolkata
Friday, August 1, 2008 at 5:12 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Kolkata: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 4:17 PM

Maximum: Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 5:12 PM

Ended: Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 6:02 PM


Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

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August 1, 2008 — Total Solar Eclipse — Kolkata

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
4:17 PM Aug 15:12 PM Aug 16:02 PM Aug 1
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Local times for eclipse in Kolkata on Friday, August 1, 2008

EventTime in KolkataDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 1 at 4:17 PM280°West25.7°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseAug 1 at 5:12 PM284°West-northwest13.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 1 at 6:02 PM288°West-northwest2.5°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Times are local for Kolkata (IST – India Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Kolkata

Eclipse Visibility from KolkataVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
Total
2001Jul 5LunarPartial
Partial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003Nov 9LunarPartial
Total
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
Total
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
Annular
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
Partial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
Total
2006Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarPartial
Partial
2007Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2007Mar 19SolarPartial
Partial
2007Aug 28LunarPenumbral
Total
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
Total
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
Partial
2009Jan 26SolarPartial
Annular
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
Total
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009 / 2010Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarPartial
Partial
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