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Flag for Tuvalu July 12, 2010 — Total Solar Eclipse — Funafuti, Tuvalu

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Monday, July 12, 2010 at 6:19 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Funafuti: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 5:18 AM

Maximum: Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 6:19 AM

Ended: Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 6:48 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes


July 12, 2010 — 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.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

6:19 AM Jul 126:19 AM Jul 126:48 AM Jul 12
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Local times for eclipse in Funafuti on Monday, July 12, 2010

EventTime in FunafutiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 12 at 5:18 AM69°East-northeast14.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseJul 12 at 6:19 AM68°East-northeast0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJul 12 at 6:19 AM68°East-northeast0.2° below
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
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.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 12 at 6:48 AM67°East-northeast6.1°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Times are local for Funafuti (TVT – Tuvalu Time).

This eclipse is in progress during sunrise or sunset, so the Sun is displayed only partly in some phases, according to its altitude below the horizon. The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Funafuti

Eclipse Visibility From FunafutiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
2010Jul 12SolarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 16LunarPenumbral
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
2012Jun 6VenusTransit
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarPenumbral
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
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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