Eclipses of the Sun and Moon, 2008
Note: The day of an eclipse is given in Universal Time (UT) and may
start a day earlier or later depending on your time zone. (See
Phenomena, 2008, to find
time of eclipse.)
- February 7. Annular eclipse of the Sun. Visible
from a wide track that traverses Antarctica and Southern regions of the
Pacific Ocean. A partial eclipse will be seen from the southeastern
third of Australia, all of New Zealand, and most of Antarctica.
- February 21. Total eclipse of the Moon. Visible in
most of North and South America as well as western Europe.
- Aug. 01. Total eclipse of the Sun. Visible from
Canada across to the northern Greenland, the Arctic, central Russia,
Mongolia, and China. A partial eclipse can be seen from northeastern
North America and most of Europe and Asia.
- Aug. 16. Partial eclipse of the Moon. Visible from
the Eastern Hemisphere as well as eastern South America.
See also Encyclopedia: eclipse and
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