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Flag for Mongolia August 1, 2008 — Total Solar Eclipse — Hovd, Mongolia (Khovd)

Max view in Hovd
Friday, August 1, 2008 at 6:00 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Hovd: Total Solar Eclipse


Began: Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 4:59 PM

Maximum: Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 6:00 PM

Ended: Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 6:57 PM


Duration: 1 hour, 58 minutes

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August 1, 2008 — Total Solar Eclipse — Hovd

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This total solar eclipse was fully visible in Hovd. This was a rare and spectacular event that could only be experienced along a relatively narrow strip on the Earth's surface. The eclipse was also visible in other areas, but the Moon did not cover the Sun completely there.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
4:59 PM Aug 16:00 PM Aug 16:57 PM Aug 1
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Local times for eclipse in Hovd on Friday, August 1, 2008

EventTime in HovdDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 1 at 4:59 PM260°West33.2°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Full Eclipse beginsAug 1 at 6:00 PM271°West23.1°
The Sun becomes totally eclipsed.
Maximum EclipseAug 1 at 6:00 PM272°West23.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Full Eclipse endsAug 1 at 6:00 PM272°West23.0°
The total eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 1 at 6:57 PM282°West-northwest13.6°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Hovd (HOVT – Hovd Time).

Eclipses visible in Hovd

Eclipse Visibility from HovdVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 10LunarTotal
Total
2001Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPartial
Partial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 31SolarPartial
Annular
2003Nov 9LunarPartial
Total
2004May 5LunarTotal
Total
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
Partial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
Total
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
Partial
2007Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2007Mar 19SolarPartial
Partial
2008Feb 21LunarPenumbral
Total
2008Aug 1SolarTotal
Total
2008Aug 17LunarPartial
Partial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
Total
2010Jan 1LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Hovd, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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