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Eclipse visible in Fakaofo – Jul 21, 2009 Total Solar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like in Fakaofo (weather permitting).

The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Fakaofo, 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 Jul 21 – Jul 22, 2009 Total Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Fakaofo on Tuesday, July 21, 2009

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 FakaofoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial eclipse beginsJul 21 at 4:14 PM299°West-northwest27.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseJul 21 at 5:15 PM294°West-northwest13.9° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 21 at 6:11 PM291°West-northwest1.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Times are local for Fakaofo (TKT - Tokelau Time).

Other eclipses visible in Fakaofo

Dates
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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Fakaofo
Looks like in
Fakaofo
Path of the eclipse
Oct 27, 2004LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 23 / Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 16 / Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7, 2006LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 27 / Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 6, 2008SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20, 2008LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 6, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 21, 2009SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25 / Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 11, 2010SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 20 / Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 15, 2011LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4 / Jun 5, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 14, 2012SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 29, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 10, 2013SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 15, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 8 / Oct 9, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth

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