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Flag for Laos January 26, 2009 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Vientiane, Laos

Max view in Vientiane
Monday, January 26, 2009 at 5:02 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


Vientiane: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 4:02 PM

Maximum: Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 5:02 PM

Ended: Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 5:56 PM


Duration: 1 hour, 54 minutes

Location

January 26, 2009 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Vientiane

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
4:02 PM Jan 265:02 PM Jan 265:56 PM Jan 26
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Local times for eclipse in Vientiane on Monday, January 26, 2009

EventTime in VientianeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 26 at 4:02 PM239°West-southwest24.5°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseJan 26 at 5:02 PM246°West-southwest11.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 26 at 5:56 PM250°West-southwest0.3°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
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.
Times are local for Vientiane (ICT – Indochina Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Vientiane

Eclipse Visibility from VientianeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 10LunarTotal
Total
2001Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPartial
Partial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003Nov 9LunarPenumbral
Total
2004May 5LunarTotal
Total
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
Partial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarPartial
Partial
2007Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2007Mar 19SolarPartial
Partial
2007Aug 28LunarPartial
Total
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
Total
2008Aug 17LunarPartial
Partial
2009Jan 26SolarPartial
Annular
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
Total
2010Jan 1LunarPartial
Partial
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