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Eclipse visible in Tarawa – Jul 22, 2009 Total Solar Eclipse

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

This total solar eclipse is fully visible in Tarawa.

This is a rare and spectacular event that can only be experienced along a relatively narrow strip on the Earth's surface. The eclipse is also visible in other areas, but the Moon does not cover the Sun completely there.

More about the Jul 21 – Jul 22, 2009 Total Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Tarawa on Wednesday, July 22, 2009

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 TarawaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial eclipse beginsJul 22 at 2:45 PM303°West-northwest52.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Full Eclipse beginsJul 22 at 3:57 PM294°West-northwest36.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Sun becomes totally eclipsed.
Maximum EclipseJul 22 at 3:58 PM294°West-northwest36.6° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Full Eclipse endsJul 22 at 3:58 PM294°West-northwest36.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe total eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 22 at 5:02 PM291°West-northwest21.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Tarawa (GILT - Gilbert Island Time).

Other eclipses visible in Tarawa

Dates
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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Tarawa
Looks like in
Tarawa
Path of the eclipse
May 5, 2004LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 14, 2004SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17 / Oct 18, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 8, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28 / Aug 29, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 10, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 7, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 22, 2009SolarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 1, 2010LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26 / Jun 27, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 16, 2011LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10 / Dec 11, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4 / Jun 5, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 14, 2012SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 29, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 26, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 10, 2013SolarAnnularAnnularEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 15, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 8 / Oct 9, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth

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