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Flag for India January 15, 2010 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu, India

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Friday, January 15, 2010 at 1:21 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


Ramanathapuram: Annular Solar Eclipse


Began: Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 11:13 AM

Maximum: Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 1:21 PM

Ended: Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 3:09 PM


Duration: 3 hours, 56 minutes

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January 15, 2010 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Ramanathapuram

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This annular solar eclipse was fully visible in Ramanathapuram. Observers there could experience the “ring of fire” that is characteristic for this kind of solar eclipse. This was a rare and spectacular event that could only be experienced along a relatively narrow strip on the Earth's surface. The eclipse was also visible in other areas, but the Moon did not move centrally in front of the Sun there and the “ring of fire” was not visible.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
11:13 AM Jan 151:21 PM Jan 153:09 PM Jan 15
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Local times for eclipse in Ramanathapuram on Friday, January 15, 2010

EventTime in RamanathapuramDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 15 at 11:13 AM150°South-southeast54.9°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Full Eclipse beginsJan 15 at 1:16 PM203°South-southwest56.9°
The Annular phase starts
Maximum EclipseJan 15 at 1:21 PM205°South-southwest56.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Full Eclipse endsJan 15 at 1:25 PM206°South-southwest55.9°
The Annular phase ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 15 at 3:09 PM233°Southwest39.3°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Ramanathapuram (IST – India Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Ramanathapuram

Eclipse Visibility from RamanathapuramVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarAnnular
Annular
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
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