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Eclipse visible in Wellington – April 9, 2005 — Total Solar Eclipse

The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Wellington

The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Wellington, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

More about the April 8, 2005 — Total Solar Eclipse

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

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in WellingtonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 9 at 5:53 AM89°East10.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseApr 9 at 6:43 AM81°East0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 9 at 6:51 AM81°East0.2° belowEclipse as seen from earthMoon 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 7:54 AM69°East-northeast12.0° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon leaves the Sun's edge.

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.

Times are local for Wellington (NZST - New Zealand Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Wellington

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in WellingtonLooks like in WellingtonPath of the eclipse
Jul 16 / Jul 17, 2000LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 6, 2001LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 30 / Dec 31, 2001LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 26 / May 27, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 16, 2003LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 24, 2003SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 5, 2004LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 9, 2005SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17 / Oct 18, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 8, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28 / Aug 29, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 7, 2008SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 17, 2008LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 10, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 7, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26 / Jun 27, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21 / Dec 22, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth

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