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Flag for Tuvalu February 7, 2008 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Funafuti, Tuvalu

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Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 5:38 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Funafuti: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Feb 7, 2008 at 5:07 PM

Maximum: Thu, Feb 7, 2008 at 5:38 PM

Ended: Thu, Feb 7, 2008 at 6:07 PM

Duration: 1 hour


February 7, 2008 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Funafuti

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The annular phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Funafuti, 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

5:07 PM Feb 75:38 PM Feb 76:07 PM Feb 7
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Local times for eclipse in Funafuti on Thursday, February 7, 2008

EventTime in FunafutiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 7 at 5:07 PM256°West-southwest18.9°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseFeb 7 at 5:38 PM256°West-southwest11.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 7 at 6:07 PM255°West-southwest4.7°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Times are local for Funafuti (TVT – Tuvalu Time).

Eclipses visible in Funafuti

Eclipse Visibility from FunafutiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jul 6LunarPartial
2001Dec 15SolarPartial
2001Dec 30 / Dec 31LunarPenumbral
2002May 26 / May 27LunarPenumbral
2004May 5LunarPenumbral
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPartial
2006Sep 8LunarPenumbral
2007Aug 28 / Aug 29LunarTotal
2008Feb 7SolarPartial
2009Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
2010Jan 1LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Funafuti, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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