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Flag for Saint Helena January 26, 2009 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Jamestown, Saint Helena

Max view in Jamestown
Monday, January 26, 2009 at 6:10 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Jamestown: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 5:03 AM

Maximum: Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 6:10 AM

Ended: Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 6:51 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 48 minutes


January 26, 2009 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Jamestown

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

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Local times for eclipse in Jamestown on Monday, January 26, 2009

EventTime in JamestownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 26 at 5:03 AM115°East-southeast15.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseJan 26 at 6:09 AM110°East-southeast0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 26 at 6:10 AM110°East-southeast0.2° 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-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 26 at 6:51 AM107°East-southeast8.9°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Times are local for Jamestown (GMT – Greenwich Mean 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 visible in Jamestown

Eclipse Visibility from JamestownVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
2001Jan 9LunarTotal
2001Jun 21SolarPartial
2002Jun 24LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2002Dec 4SolarPartial
2003May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2004Apr 19SolarPartial
2004May 4LunarTotal
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
2006Sep 22SolarPartial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 16LunarPartial
2009Jan 26SolarPartial
2009Aug 5 / Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Jamestown, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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