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Eclipse visible in Kobe – Jan 15, 2010 Annular Solar Eclipse

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

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

More about the Jan 15, 2010 Annular Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Kobe on Friday, January 15, 2010

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 KobeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial eclipse beginsJan 15 at 4:47 PM241°West-southwest3.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximum EclipseJan 15 at 5:10 PM245°West-southwest0.2° belowEclipse as seen from earthMoon 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-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
SunsetJan 15 at 5:10 PM245°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJan 15 at 6:58 PM245°West-southwest0.2° 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 Kobe (JST - Japan Standard Time).

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