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Flag for Indonesia October 3, 2005 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia

Max view in Medan
Monday, October 3, 2005 at 6:16 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Medan: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Oct 3, 2005 at 6:08 PM

Maximum: Mon, Oct 3, 2005 at 6:16 PM

Ended: Mon, Oct 3, 2005 at 8:03 PM

Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes


October 3, 2005 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Medan

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The annular phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Medan, 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

6:08 PM Oct 36:16 PM Oct 36:16 PM Oct 3
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Local times for eclipse in Medan on Monday, October 3, 2005

EventTime in MedanDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 3 at 6:08 PM266°West1.5°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximum EclipseOct 3 at 6:16 PM266°West0.2° below
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
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 West for the best view of the eclipse.
SunsetOct 3 at 6:16 PM266°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 3 at 8:03 PM266°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Medan (WIB – Western Indonesian 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 visible in Medan

Eclipse Visibility from MedanVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jan 10LunarTotal
2001Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2004May 5LunarTotal
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarPartial
2007Mar 4LunarTotal
2007Aug 28LunarPartial
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
2008Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Jan 26SolarPartial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2010Jan 1LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Medan, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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