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Flag for New Zealand February 7, 2008 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Palmerston North, New Zealand (Te Papa-i-oea)

Max view in Palmerston North
Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 5:45 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Palmerston North: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Feb 7, 2008 at 4:38 PM

Maximum: Thu, Feb 7, 2008 at 5:45 PM

Ended: Thu, Feb 7, 2008 at 6:45 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 8 minutes


February 7, 2008 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Palmerston North

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

4:38 PM Feb 75:45 PM Feb 76:45 PM Feb 7
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Local times for eclipse in Palmerston North on Thursday, February 7, 2008

EventTime in Palmerston NorthDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 7 at 4:38 PM288°West-northwest42.6°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseFeb 7 at 5:45 PM275°West30.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 7 at 6:45 PM265°West18.6°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Palmerston North (NZDT – New Zealand Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Palmerston North

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