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Flag for New Zealand February 7, 2008 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Christchurch, New Zealand (Ōtautahi)

Max view in Christchurch
Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 5:37 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


Christchurch: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Thu, Feb 7, 2008 at 4:29 PM

Maximum: Thu, Feb 7, 2008 at 5:37 PM

Ended: Thu, Feb 7, 2008 at 6:40 PM


Duration: 2 hours, 11 minutes

Location

February 7, 2008 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Christchurch

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
4:29 PM Feb 75:37 PM Feb 76:40 PM Feb 7
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Local times for eclipse in Christchurch on Thursday, February 7, 2008

EventTime in ChristchurchDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 7 at 4:29 PM295°West-northwest44.9°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseFeb 7 at 5:37 PM280°West33.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 7 at 6:40 PM269°West21.9°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Christchurch (NZDT – New Zealand Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Christchurch

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