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Flag for South Africa January 26, 2009 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Cape Town, South Africa

Max view in Cape Town
Monday, January 26, 2009 at 8:12 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


Cape Town: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 6:58 AM

Maximum: Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 8:12 AM

Ended: Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 9:37 AM


Duration: 2 hours, 39 minutes

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January 26, 2009 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Cape Town

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
6:58 AM Jan 268:12 AM Jan 269:37 AM Jan 26
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Local times for eclipse in Cape Town on Monday, January 26, 2009

EventTime in Cape TownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 26 at 6:58 AM106°East-southeast10.4°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseJan 26 at 8:12 AM96°East25.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 26 at 9:37 AM84°East42.8°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Cape Town (SAST – South Africa Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Cape Town

Eclipse Visibility from Cape TownVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarPartial
Total
2000Jul 16LunarPenumbral
Total
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
Total
2001Jun 21SolarPartial
Total
2001Jul 5LunarPartial
Partial
2002Jun 24 / Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Dec 4SolarPartial
Total
2003May 16LunarTotal
Total
2003Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2004Apr 19SolarPartial
Partial
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
Partial
2006Sep 22SolarPartial
Annular
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
Total
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
Partial
2009Jan 26SolarPartial
Annular
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Partial
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