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Flag for Norway August 1, 2008 — Total Solar Eclipse — Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway

Max view in Longyearbyen
Friday, August 1, 2008 at 11:41 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Longyearbyen: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 10:39 AM

Maximum: Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 11:41 AM

Ended: Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 12:43 PM


Duration: 2 hours, 4 minutes

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August 1, 2008 — Total Solar Eclipse — Longyearbyen

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The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Longyearbyen, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covered only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
10:39 AM Aug 111:41 AM Aug 112:43 PM Aug 1
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Local times for eclipse in Longyearbyen on Friday, August 1, 2008

EventTime in LongyearbyenDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 1 at 10:39 AM141°Southeast27.3°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseAug 1 at 11:41 AM157°South-southeast28.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 1 at 12:43 PM174°South29.6°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Longyearbyen (CEST – Central European Summer Time).

Eclipses visible in Longyearbyen

Eclipse Visibility from LongyearbyenVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2000Jul 31SolarPartial
Partial
2001Jan 9LunarTotal
Total
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 31SolarPartial
Annular
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
Annular
2005Oct 17LunarPenumbral
Partial
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
Total
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
Partial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
Total
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
Total
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Partial
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