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

Max view in Tauranga
Saturday, April 9, 2005 at 6:51 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Tauranga: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Apr 9, 2005 at 5:54 AM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 9, 2005 at 6:51 AM

Ended: Sat, Apr 9, 2005 at 7:52 AM


Duration: 1 hour, 58 minutes

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April 9, 2005 — Total Solar Eclipse — Tauranga

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

SunriseMaxEnd
6:34 AM Apr 96:51 AM Apr 97:52 AM Apr 9
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Local times for eclipse in Tauranga on Saturday, April 9, 2005

EventTime in TaurangaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 9 at 5:54 AM87°East8.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseApr 9 at 6:34 AM81°East0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 9 at 6:51 AM81°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 7:52 AM69°East-northeast14.0°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Tauranga (NZST – New Zealand 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 Tauranga

Eclipse Visibility from TaurangaVisibility 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
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
Note: Click on the date link for details in Tauranga, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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