SUN INDEX - SUN GALLERY -
The above animation shows how the partial solar eclipse of April 8, 2005 will look like from San Jose, Costa Rica (Longitude: West 84 degrees 5 minutes & Latitude: North 9 degrees 56 minutes, time zone is 6 hours west of UT). The moon's first contact is at 3:52 pm (20:52 UT). The maximum eclipse is at 5:10 pm (22:10 UT) and the end of the eclipse is at 6:18 pm (23:18 UT). At the beginning of the eclipse the Sun's Alt is 40° and two hours and twentysix minutes later at the end of the eclipse the Sun's Alt is just above the horizon at 6°.
The above animation was created with TheSky Level IV version 5.00.108, IrfanView verson 3.91 and Jasc Animation Shop 3.
Partial Solar Eclipse Information
Solar Eclipse Equipment
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