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Flag for Tuvalu July 22, 2009 — Total Solar Eclipse — Funafuti, Tuvalu

Max view in Funafuti
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 at 4:11 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Funafuti: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 3:05 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 4:11 PM

Ended: Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 5:10 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 5 minutes


July 22, 2009 — Total Solar Eclipse — Funafuti

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The total 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

3:05 PM Jul 224:11 PM Jul 225:10 PM Jul 22
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Local times for eclipse in Funafuti on Wednesday, July 22, 2009

EventTime in FunafutiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 22 at 3:05 PM304°Northwest38.1°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseJul 22 at 4:11 PM297°West-northwest24.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 22 at 5:10 PM293°West-northwest10.8°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
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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