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Eclipse visible in Jamestown – Jan 26, 2009 Annular Solar Eclipse

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

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

More about the Jan 26, 2009 Annular Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Jamestown on Monday, January 26, 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 JamestownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial eclipse beginsJan 26 at 5:03 AM115°East-southeast15.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseJan 26 at 6:08 AM110°East-southeast0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 26 at 6:10 AM110°East-southeast0.2° belowEclipse as seen from earthMoon 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 6:52 AM107°East-southeast9.2° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.

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.

Times are local for Jamestown (GMT - Greenwich Mean Time).

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