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Flag for New Zealand November 25, 2011 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Blenheim, New Zealand (Wairau)

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Friday, November 25, 2011 at 8:34 PM

Global Type: Partial Solar Eclipse

Blenheim: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 8:10 PM

Maximum: Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 8:34 PM

Ended: Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 9:16 PM

Duration: 1 hour, 6 minutes


November 25, 2011 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Blenheim

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Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

During this partial solar eclipse, the Moon covered only parts of the Sun, as seen from Blenheim. There were no locations on Earth where the Sun appeared completely covered during this event.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

8:10 PM Nov 258:34 PM Nov 258:34 PM Nov 25
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Local times for eclipse in Blenheim on Friday, November 25, 2011

EventTime in BlenheimDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 25 at 8:10 PM245°West-southwest3.3°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximum EclipseNov 25 at 8:34 PM241°West-southwest0.2° below
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
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.
SunsetNov 25 at 8:34 PM241°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsNov 25 at 9:16 PM234°Southwest7.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Blenheim (NZDT – New Zealand Daylight 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 and Transits Visible in Blenheim

Eclipse Visibility From BlenheimVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
2010Dec 21 / Dec 22LunarTotal
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
2011Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
2012Jun 6VenusTransit
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Blenheim, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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