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Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia

Eclipse visible in Medan – Oct 3, 2005 Annular Solar Eclipse

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

The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Medan, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

The Moon covers only a small portion of the Sun.

More about the Oct 3, 2005 Annular Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Medan on Monday, October 3, 2005

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 MedanDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial eclipse beginsOct 3 at 6:09 PM266°West1.0° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximum EclipseOct 3 at 6:15 PM94°East0.2° belowEclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center.
Since the Sun is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East for the best view of the eclipse.
SunsetOct 3 at 6:15 PM266°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 3 at 8:04 PM266°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseOct 4 at 6:10 AM94°East0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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.

Times are local for Medan (WIB - Western Indonesian Time).

Other eclipses visible in Medan

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Medan
Looks like in
Medan
Path of the eclipse
Jul 16 / Jul 17, 2000LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 10, 2001LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5 / Jul 6, 2001LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 30, 2001LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 26, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 9, 2003LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 5, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 3, 2005SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 15, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7 / Sep 8, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 4, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 1, 2008SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 17, 2008LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 26, 2009SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 22, 2009SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 6, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 1, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 15, 2010SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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