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Flag for U.S.A. October 13, 2004 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.A.

Max view in Anchorage
Wednesday, October 13, 2004 at 6:51 PM

Global Type: Partial Solar Eclipse

Anchorage: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Oct 13, 2004 at 5:56 PM

Maximum: Wed, Oct 13, 2004 at 6:51 PM

Ended: Wed, Oct 13, 2004 at 8:01 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 6 minutes


October 13, 2004 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Anchorage

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Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

During this partial solar eclipse, the Moon covered only parts of the Sun, as seen from Anchorage. There were no locations on Earth where the Sun appeared completely covered during this event. The Moon covered only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

5:56 PM Oct 136:51 PM Oct 136:51 PM Oct 13
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Local times for eclipse in Anchorage on Wednesday, October 13, 2004

EventTime in AnchorageDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 13 at 5:56 PM242°West-southwest5.5°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximum EclipseOct 13 at 6:51 PM254°West-southwest0.2° 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 West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
SunsetOct 13 at 6:51 PM254°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 13 at 8:01 PM254°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Anchorage (AKDT – Alaska Daylight 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 Anchorage

Eclipse Visibility from AnchorageVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20LunarTotal
2000Jul 16LunarPartial
2000Jul 30SolarPartial
2001Jan 9LunarPartial
2001Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2001Dec 14SolarPartial
2001Dec 29 / Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 10SolarPartial
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
2003May 30SolarPartial
2003Nov 8LunarPartial
2004Oct 13SolarPartial
2004Oct 27LunarTotal
2005Apr 23 / Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2007Aug 27 / Aug 28LunarTotal
2008Feb 20LunarTotal
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Anchorage, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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