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Eclipse visible in Port-aux-Francais – Sep 22, 2006 Annular Solar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like in in Port-aux-Francais (weather permitting).

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

More about the Sep 22, 2006 Annular Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Port-aux-Francais on Friday, September 22, 2006

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 Port-aux-FrancaisDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 22 at 5:23 PM279°West7.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe 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° belowEclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun near horizon, must have completely free sight or higher up than the surroundings.
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

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 Port-aux-Francais (TFT - French Southern and Antarctic Time).

Other eclipses visible in Port-aux-Francais

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Port-aux-Francais
Looks like in
Port-aux-Francais
Path of the eclipse
Jan 9 / Jan 10, 2001LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 2001LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 26, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 4, 2002SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 16, 2003LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 9, 2003LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 4 / May 5, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 15, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7 / Sep 8, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 22, 2006SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 4, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16 / Aug 17, 2008LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 26, 2009SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 6, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 31 / Jan 1, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 15 / Jun 16, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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