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Flag for New Zealand April 9, 2005 — Total Solar Eclipse — Chatham Islands, Chatham Islands, New Zealand

Max view in Chatham Islands
Saturday, April 9, 2005 at 7:38 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Chatham Islands: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Apr 9, 2005 at 6:36 AM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 9, 2005 at 7:38 AM

Ended: Sat, Apr 9, 2005 at 8:44 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 8 minutes


April 9, 2005 — Total Solar Eclipse — Chatham Islands

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Chatham Islands, 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

6:56 AM Apr 97:38 AM Apr 98:44 AM Apr 9
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Local times for eclipse in Chatham Islands on Saturday, April 9, 2005

EventTime in Chatham IslandsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 9 at 6:36 AM84°East2.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseApr 9 at 6:56 AM80°East0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 9 at 7:38 AM80°East0.2° 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 East for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 9 at 8:44 AM60°East-northeast17.5°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Chatham Islands (CHAST – Chatham Island Standard 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 Chatham Islands

Eclipse Visibility from Chatham IslandsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jul 6LunarPartial
2001Dec 30 / Dec 31LunarPenumbral
2002May 26 / May 27LunarPenumbral
2003May 16LunarPartial
2004May 5LunarPenumbral
2005Apr 9SolarPartial
2005Apr 24 / Apr 25LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPartial
2006Sep 8LunarPenumbral
2007Aug 28 / Aug 29LunarTotal
2008Feb 7SolarPartial
2009Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Chatham Islands, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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