Home > Sun & Moon > Eclipses > Tauranga, New Zealand

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

Max View in Tauranga
Saturday, April 9, 2005 at 6:49 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Tauranga: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Apr 9, 2005 at 5:53 AM

Maximum: Sat, Apr 9, 2005 at 6:49 AM

Ended: Sat, Apr 9, 2005 at 7:51 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 58 minutes


April 9, 2005 — Total Solar Eclipse — Tauranga

Live Eclipse Animation will start at:
Live Eclipse Animation has ended.
You are using an outdated browser, to view the animation please update or switch to a modern browser. Alternatively you can view the old animation by clicking here.

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.

More about the April 8, 2005 — Total Solar Eclipse

Add Eclipse to Calendar

Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

6:36 AM Apr 96:49 AM Apr 97:51 AM Apr 9
Expand for more details on eclipse events and times

Local times for eclipse in Tauranga on Saturday, April 9, 2005

EventTime in TaurangaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 9 at 5:53 AM88°East9.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseApr 9 at 6:36 AM81°East0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 9 at 6:49 AM79°East2.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 9 at 7:51 AM69°East-northeast13.6°
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 and Transits Visible in Tauranga

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

All Eclipses Worldwide, From 1900 to 2100