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Flag for Indonesia January 26, 2009 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Pontianak, West Kalimantan, Indonesia

Max view in Pontianak
Monday, January 26, 2009 at 4:49 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


Pontianak: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 3:32 PM

Maximum: Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 4:49 PM

Ended: Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 5:55 PM


Duration: 2 hours, 23 minutes

Location

January 26, 2009 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Pontianak

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

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

StartMaxEnd
3:32 PM Jan 264:49 PM Jan 265:55 PM Jan 26
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Local times for eclipse in Pontianak on Monday, January 26, 2009

EventTime in PontianakDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 26 at 3:32 PM248°West-southwest33.4°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseJan 26 at 4:49 PM251°West-southwest15.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 26 at 5:55 PM251°West-southwest0.1°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
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-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Times are local for Pontianak (WIB – Western Indonesian Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Pontianak

Eclipse Visibility from PontianakVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 10LunarTotal
Total
2001Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPartial
Partial
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2004May 5LunarTotal
Total
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
Partial
2006Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarPartial
Partial
2008Aug 17LunarPartial
Partial
2009Jan 26SolarPartial
Annular
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
Total
2010Jan 1LunarPartial
Partial
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