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Flag for U.S.A. March 18, 2007 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Fairbanks, Alaska, U.S.A.

Max view in Fairbanks
Sunday, March 18, 2007 at 7:55 PM

Global Type: Partial Solar Eclipse

Fairbanks: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Mar 18, 2007 at 7:32 PM

Maximum: Sun, Mar 18, 2007 at 7:55 PM

Ended: Sun, Mar 18, 2007 at 8:17 PM

Duration: 45 minutes


March 18, 2007 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Fairbanks

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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 Fairbanks. 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

7:32 PM Mar 187:55 PM Mar 188:00 PM Mar 18
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Local times for eclipse in Fairbanks on Sunday, March 18, 2007

EventTime in FairbanksDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 18 at 7:32 PM264°West2.4°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximum EclipseMar 18 at 7:55 PM269°West0.2°
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 for the best view of the eclipse.
SunsetMar 18 at 8:00 PM270°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMar 18 at 8:17 PM270°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Fairbanks (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 Fairbanks

Eclipse Visibility from FairbanksVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20LunarTotal
2000Jul 16LunarPenumbral
2000Jul 30SolarPartial
2001Jan 9LunarPartial
2001Dec 14SolarPartial
2001Dec 29 / Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 10SolarPartial
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
2003May 30SolarPartial
2003Nov 8LunarTotal
2004Oct 13SolarPartial
2004Oct 27LunarTotal
2005Apr 23 / Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2007Mar 18SolarPartial
2007Aug 27 / Aug 28LunarTotal
2008Feb 20LunarTotal
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Fairbanks, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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