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Flag for United Arab Emirates August 1, 2008 — Total Solar Eclipse — Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Max view in Abu Dhabi
Friday, August 1, 2008 at 3:28 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Abu Dhabi: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 2:45 PM

Maximum: Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 3:28 PM

Ended: Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 4:09 PM


Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

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August 1, 2008 — Total Solar Eclipse — Abu Dhabi

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The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Abu Dhabi, 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

StartMaxEnd
2:45 PM Aug 13:28 PM Aug 14:09 PM Aug 1
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Local times for eclipse in Abu Dhabi on Friday, August 1, 2008

EventTime in Abu DhabiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 1 at 2:45 PM265°West57.6°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseAug 1 at 3:28 PM270°West47.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 1 at 4:09 PM274°West38.4°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Abu Dhabi (GST – Gulf Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Abu Dhabi

Eclipse Visibility from Abu DhabiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarPartial
Total
2000Jul 16LunarPartial
Total
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
Total
2001Jul 5LunarPartial
Partial
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 31SolarPartial
Annular
2003Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
Annular
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
Total
2006Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarPartial
Partial
2007Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 21LunarPartial
Total
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
Total
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
Partial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009 / 2010Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarPartial
Partial
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