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Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway

Eclipse visible in Longyearbyen – August 1, 2008 — Total Solar Eclipse

The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Longyearbyen

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

The Moon covers a large portion of the Sun, so this is still a spectacular sight.

More about the August 1, 2008 — Total Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Longyearbyen on Friday, August 1, 2008

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 LongyearbyenDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 1 at 10:39 AM141°Southeast27.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseAug 1 at 11:41 AM158°South-southeast28.9° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 1 at 12:43 PM175°South29.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon leaves the Sun's edge.

Times are local for Longyearbyen (CEST - Central European Summer Time).

Other eclipses visible in Longyearbyen

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in LongyearbyenLooks like in LongyearbyenPath of the eclipse
May 31, 2003SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8 / Nov 9, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 4 / May 5, 2004LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 3, 2005SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 14 / Mar 15, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 29, 2006SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3 / Mar 4, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 21, 2008LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 1, 2008SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16 / Aug 17, 2008LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 6, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 31, 2009LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 1 / Jun 2, 2011SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 21, 2012SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 18 / Oct 19, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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