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Flag for India July 22, 2009 — Total Solar Eclipse — Surat, Gujarat, India

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Wednesday, July 22, 2009 at 6:22 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Surat: Total Solar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 5:31 AM

Maximum: Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 6:22 AM

Ended: Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 7:19 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 49 minutes


July 22, 2009 — Total Solar Eclipse — Surat

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This total solar eclipse was fully visible in Surat. 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 cover the Sun completely there.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

6:08 AM Jul 226:22 AM Jul 227:19 AM Jul 22
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Local times for eclipse in Surat on Wednesday, July 22, 2009

EventTime in SuratDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 22 at 5:31 AM64°East-northeast8.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseJul 22 at 6:08 AM68°East-northeast0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Full Eclipse beginsJul 22 at 6:21 AM69°East-northeast2.2°
The Sun becomes totally eclipsed.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Maximum EclipseJul 22 at 6:22 AM69°East-northeast2.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Full Eclipse endsJul 22 at 6:24 AM69°East-northeast2.9°
The total eclipse ends.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 22 at 7:19 AM74°East-northeast14.9°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Surat (IST – India Standard Time).

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.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Surat

Eclipse Visibility From SuratVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2000Jul 16LunarTotal
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
2001Jul 5LunarPartial
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 7MercuryTransit
2003Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
2004Jun 8VenusTransit
2004Oct 28LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
2005Oct 17LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
2006Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarPartial
2007Mar 4LunarTotal
2007Mar 19SolarPartial
2008Feb 21LunarPenumbral
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 22SolarTotal
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009 / 2010Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Surat, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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