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September 22, 2006 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Port-aux-Francais, French Southern Territories

Max view in Port-aux-Francais
Friday, September 22, 2006 at 6:14 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


Port-aux-Francais: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Fri, Sep 22, 2006 at 5:23 PM

Maximum: Fri, Sep 22, 2006 at 6:14 PM

Ended: Fri, Sep 22, 2006 at 7:35 PM


Duration: 2 hours, 12 minutes

Location

September 22, 2006 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Port-aux-Francais

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

The annular phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Port-aux-Francais, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxSunset
5:23 PM Sep 226:14 PM Sep 226:14 PM Sep 22
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Local times for eclipse in Port-aux-Francais on Friday, September 22, 2006

EventTime in Port-aux-FrancaisDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 22 at 5:23 PM279°West7.6°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximum EclipseSep 22 at 6:14 PM269°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.
SunsetSep 22 at 6:14 PM269°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 22 at 7:35 PM269°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Port-aux-Francais (TFT – French Southern and Antarctic 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 Port-aux-Francais

Eclipse Visibility from Port-aux-FrancaisVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Feb 5SolarPartial
Partial
2000Jul 16LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
Total
2001Jul 5LunarPartial
Partial
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Dec 4SolarPartial
Total
2003May 16LunarPartial
Total
2003Nov 9LunarPartial
Total
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
Total
2005Oct 17LunarPenumbral
Partial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarPartial
Partial
2006Sep 22SolarPartial
Annular
2007Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2007Aug 28LunarPenumbral
Total
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
Partial
2009Jan 26SolarPartial
Annular
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009 / 2010Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Port-aux-Francais, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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