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Flag for Malaysia January 26, 2009 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Kuching, Malaysia

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Monday, January 26, 2009 at 5:50 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Kuching: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 4:35 PM

Maximum: Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 5:50 PM

Ended: Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 6:56 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 22 minutes


January 26, 2009 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Kuching

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Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

The annular phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Kuching, 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

4:35 PM Jan 265:50 PM Jan 266:52 PM Jan 26
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Local times for eclipse in Kuching on Monday, January 26, 2009

EventTime in KuchingDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 26 at 4:35 PM247°West-southwest31.4°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseJan 26 at 5:50 PM250°West-southwest13.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
SunsetJan 26 at 6:52 PM251°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJan 26 at 6:56 PM251°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Kuching (MYT – Malaysia 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 Kuching

Eclipse Visibility from KuchingVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jan 10LunarTotal
2001Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2004May 5LunarTotal
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
2007Mar 4LunarPartial
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
2008Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Jan 26SolarPartial
2009Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
2010Jan 1LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Kuching, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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