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Flag for U.S.A. April 8, 2005 — Total Solar Eclipse — Washington DC, District of Columbia, U.S.A.

Max view in Washington DC
Friday, April 8, 2005 at 6:19 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Washington DC: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Fri, Apr 8, 2005 at 5:58 PM

Maximum: Fri, Apr 8, 2005 at 6:19 PM

Ended: Fri, Apr 8, 2005 at 6:39 PM


Duration: 41 minutes

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April 8, 2005 — Total Solar Eclipse — Washington DC

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The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Washington DC, 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
5:58 PM Apr 86:19 PM Apr 86:39 PM Apr 8
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Local times for eclipse in Washington DC on Friday, April 8, 2005

EventTime in Washington DCDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 8 at 5:58 PM265°West18.6°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseApr 8 at 6:19 PM268°West14.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 8 at 6:39 PM271°West10.6°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Washington DC (EDT – Eastern Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Washington DC

Eclipse Visibility from Washington DCVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2000Dec 25SolarPartial
Partial
2001Jan 9LunarPenumbral
Total
2001Dec 14SolarPartial
Annular
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Jun 10SolarPartial
Annular
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
Total
2003Nov 8LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Apr 8SolarPartial
Total
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPenumbral
Partial
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2007Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
Total
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Aug 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
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