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Flag for Kiribati July 22, 2009 — Total Solar Eclipse — Rawaki, Phoenix Islands, Kiribati

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Wednesday, July 22, 2009 at 5:11 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Rawaki: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 4:09 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 5:11 PM

Ended: Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 6:07 PM

Duration: 1 hour, 58 minutes


July 22, 2009 — Total Solar Eclipse — Rawaki

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The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Rawaki, 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

4:09 PM Jul 225:11 PM Jul 226:07 PM Jul 22
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Local times for eclipse in Rawaki on Wednesday, July 22, 2009

EventTime in RawakiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 22 at 4:09 PM296°West-northwest30.9°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseJul 22 at 5:11 PM292°West-northwest16.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 22 at 6:07 PM291°West-northwest3.9°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Times are local for Rawaki (PHOT – Phoenix Island Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Rawaki

Eclipse Visibility From RawakiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarPartial
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jul 6LunarPartial
2001Dec 15SolarPartial
2001Dec 30 / Dec 31LunarPenumbral
2002May 26 / May 27LunarPenumbral
2003May 7MercuryPartial Transit
2004Jun 8VenusPartial Transit
2005Apr 24 / Apr 25LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPartial
2006Sep 8LunarPenumbral
2006Nov 9MercuryTransit
2007Aug 28 / Aug 29LunarTotal
2008Feb 7SolarPartial
2009Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
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