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Flag for New Zealand February 7, 2008 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Blenheim, New Zealand (Wairau)

Max view in Blenheim
Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 5:42 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Blenheim: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Feb 7, 2008 at 4:34 PM

Maximum: Thu, Feb 7, 2008 at 5:42 PM

Ended: Thu, Feb 7, 2008 at 6:43 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 9 minutes


February 7, 2008 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Blenheim

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

4:34 PM Feb 75:42 PM Feb 76:43 PM Feb 7
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Local times for eclipse in Blenheim on Thursday, February 7, 2008

EventTime in BlenheimDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 7 at 4:34 PM291°West-northwest44.1°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseFeb 7 at 5:42 PM277°West31.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 7 at 6:43 PM267°West20.4°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Blenheim (NZDT – New Zealand Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Blenheim

Eclipse Visibility from BlenheimVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jul 6LunarPartial
2001Dec 30 / Dec 31LunarPenumbral
2002May 26 / May 27LunarPenumbral
2003May 16LunarPenumbral
2003Nov 24SolarPartial
2004May 5LunarPartial
2005Apr 9SolarPartial
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPartial
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
2007Aug 28 / Aug 29LunarTotal
2008Feb 7SolarPartial
2009Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
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