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Flag for Qatar May 31, 2003 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Doha, Qatar (Ad Dawhah)

Max view in Doha
Saturday, May 31, 2003 at 5:29 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


Doha: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Sat, May 31, 2003 at 4:46 AM

Maximum: Sat, May 31, 2003 at 5:29 AM

Ended: Sat, May 31, 2003 at 6:15 AM


Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

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May 31, 2003 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Doha

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
4:46 AM May 315:29 AM May 316:15 AM May 31
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Local times for eclipse in Doha on Saturday, May 31, 2003

EventTime in DohaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 31 at 4:46 AM66°East-northeast0.3°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
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-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Maximum EclipseMay 31 at 5:29 AM70°East-northeast8.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 31 at 6:15 AM74°East-northeast18.7°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Doha (AST – Arabia Standard Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Doha

Eclipse Visibility from DohaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarPartial
Total
2000Jul 16LunarPartial
Total
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
Total
2001Jul 5LunarPartial
Partial
2002Jun 24 / Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 31SolarPartial
Annular
2003Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
Annular
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
Total
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
Partial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
Total
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
Total
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
Partial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009 / 2010Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarPartial
Partial
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