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Solar Eclipses: 2001 – 2010

August 27th, 2007 by admin

Calendar DateTD of Greatest EclipseEclipse TypeSaros SeriesEclipse MagnitudeCentral DurationGeographic Region of Eclipse Visibility
2001 Jun 21 12:03:46 Total 127 1.050 04m57s e S. America, Africa
[Total: s Atlantic, s Africa, Madagascar]
2001 Dec 14 20:53:01 Annular 132 0.968 03m53s N. & C. America, nw S. America
[Annular: c Pacific, Costa Rica]
2002 Jun 10 23:45:22 Annular 137 0.99600m23s e Asia, Australia, w N. America
[Annular: n Pacific, w Mexico]
2002 Dec 04 07:32:15 Total 142 1.024 02m04s s Africa, Antarctica, Indonesia, Australia
[Total: s Africa, s Indian, s Australia]
2003 May 31 04:09:23 Annular 147 0.938 03m37s Europe, Asia, nw N. America
[Annular: Iceland, Greenland]
2003 Nov 23 22:50:22 Total 152 1.038 01m57s Australia, N. Z., Antarctica, s S. America
[Total: Antarctica]
2004 Apr 19 13:35:05 Partial 119 0.737 Antarctica, s Africa
2004 Oct 14 03:00:23 Partial124 0.928 ne Asia, Hawaii, Alaska
2005 Apr 08 20:36:50 Hybrid 129 1.007 00m42s N. Zealand, N. & S. America
[Hybrid: s Pacific, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela]
2005 Oct 03 10:32:47 Annular 134 0.958 04m32s Europe, Africa, s Asia
[Annular: Portugal, Spain, Libia, Sudan, Kenya]
2006 Mar 29 10:12:22 Total 139 1.05204m07s Africa, Europe, w Asia
[Total: c Africa, Turkey, Russia]
2006 Sep 22 11:41:16 Annular 144 0.93507m09s S. America, w Africa, Antarctica
[Annular: Guyana, Suriname, F. Guiana, s Atlantic]
2007 Mar 19 02:32:57 Partial 149 0.876Asia, Alaska
2007 Sep 11 12:32:24 Partial 154 0.751S. America, Antarctica
2008 Feb 07 03:56:10 Annular 121 0.965 02m12s Antarctica, e Australia, N. Zealand
[Annular: Antarctica]
2008 Aug 01 10:22:12 Total 126 1.039 02m27s ne N. America, Europe, Asia
[Total: n Canada, Greenland, Siberia, Mongolia, China]
2009 Jan 26 07:59:45 Annular 131 0.928 07m54s s Africa, Antarctica, se Asia, Australia
[Annular: s Indian, Sumatra, Borneo]
2009 Jul 22 02:36:25 Total 136 1.080 06m39s e Asia, Pacific Ocean, Hawaii
[Total: India, Nepal, China, c Pacific]
2010 Jan 15 07:07:39 Annular 141 0.919 11m08s Africa, Asia
[Annular: c Africa, India, Burma, China]
2010 Jul 11 19:34:38 Total 146 1.058 05m20s s S. America
[Total: s Pacific, Easter Is., Chile, Argentina]

Geographic abbreviations (used above): n = north, s = south, e = east, w = west, c = central

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Lunar Eclipses 2001 – 2010

August 27th, 2007 by admin

The table below lists every lunar eclipse from 2001 through 2010. Click on the eclipse Date to see a map and diagram of an eclipse. Click on the Region of Eclipse Visibility to see a detailed description of an eclipse.

Lunar Eclipses: 2001 – 2010
Date Eclipse
Type
Saros Umbral1
Mag.
Eclipse2
Duration
Geographic Region of
Eclipse Visibility2
2001 Jan 09 Total 134 1.195 03h17m
01h02m
e Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia
2001 Jul 05 Partial 139 0.499 02h40m e Africa, Asia, Aus., Pacific
2001 Dec 30 Penumbral 144 -0.110 e Asia, Aus., Pacific, Americas
2002 May 26 Penumbral 111 -0.283 e Asia, Aus., Pacific, w Americas
2002 Jun 24 Penumbral 149 -0.788 S. America, Europe, Africa, c Asia, Aus.
2002 Nov 20 Penumbral 116 -0.222 Americas, Europe, Africa, e Asia
2003 May 16 Total 121 1.134 03h15m
00h53m
c Pacific, Americas, Europe, Africa
2003 Nov 09 Total 126 1.022 03h32m
00h24m
Americas, Europe, Africa, c Asia
2004 May 04 Total 131 1.309 03h24m
01h16m
S. America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Aus.
2004 Oct 28 Total 136 1.313 03h39m
01h21m
Americas, Europe, Africa, c Asia
2005 Apr 24 Penumbral 141 -0.139 e Asia, Aus., Pacific, Americas
2005 Oct 17 Partial 146 0.068 00h58m Asia, Aus., Pacific, North America
2006 Mar 14 Penumbral 113 -0.055 Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia
2006 Sep 07 Partial 118 0.189 01h33m Europe, Africa, Asia, Aus.
2007 Mar 03 Total 123 1.238 03h42m
01h14m
Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia
2007 Aug 28 Total 128 1.481 03h33m
01h31m
e Asia, Aus., Pacific, Americas
2008 Feb 21 Total 133 1.111 03h26m
00h51m
c Pacific, Americas, Europe, Africa
2008 Aug 16 Partial 138 0.813 03h09m S. America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Aus.
2009 Feb 09 Penumbral 143 -0.083 e Europe, Asia, Aus., Pacific, w N.A.
2009 Jul 07 Penumbral 110 -0.909 Aus., Pacific, Americas
2009 Aug 06 Penumbral 148 -0.661 Americas, Europe, Africa, w Asia
2009 Dec 31 Partial 115 0.082 01h02m Europe, Africa, Asia, Aus.
2010 Jun 26 Partial 120 0.542 02h44m e Asia, Aus., Pacific, w Americas
2010 Dec 21 Total 125 1.262 03h29m
01h13m
e Asia, Aus., Pacific, Americas, Europe

 

Geographic abbreviations (used above): n = north, s = south, e = east, w = west, c = central

Footnotes

1Umbral magnitude is the fraction of the Moon’s diameter obscured by Earth’s Umbra. For penumbral eclipses, the umbral magnitude is always less than 0. For partial eclipses, the umbral magnitude is always greater than 0 and less than 1. For total eclipses, the umbral magnitude is always greater than or equal to 1. 2Eclipse Duration is the duration of a partial eclipse. If the eclipse is total, the duration of totality is given in bold.

3Geographic Region of Eclipse Visibility is the portion of Earth’s surface where a lunar eclipse can be seen.

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Polsat Enters Telecoms Market

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Cyfrowy Polsat, the Polish direct-to-home (DTH) operator, is the latest operator to diversify its product offering by entering the telecoms market. The operator is launching…

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ND SatCom Brings In IPTV Solution

August 27th, 2007 by

ND SatCom is introducing a newly designed Internet Protocol (IP)TV contribution solution, the company announced Aug. 23. The system for IPTV applications includes ND Satcom’s SkyRay Light antenna…

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Thrane & Thrane Sees Strong Profits and Revenue Increases

August 27th, 2007 by

[24/08/08 – Satellite Today] Thrane & Thrane had revenues of 251.4 million Danish krone ($45.8 million) in its most recent quarter, a nearly 30 percent increase compared to thesame period a year ago, the…

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AsiaSat Post Higher Profits But Concerned About Chinese Business

August 27th, 2007 by

Asia Satellite Telecommunications Holdings Ltd. (AsiaSat) posted revenues of 461 million Hong Kong dollars ($59 million) in the first half of 2007, down from 475 million Hong Kong dollars ($60.8 million) in the same period a year ago, the company announced Aug. 23. AsiaSat posted a profit of $247 million…

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