Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Total Solar Eclipse(日蚀) Of 2009 July 22

On Wednesday, 2009 July 22, a total eclipse of the Sun is visible from within a narrow corridor that traverses half of Earth. The path of the Moon's umbral shadow begins in India and crosses through Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar and China. After leaving mainland Asia, the path crosses Japan's Ryukyu Islands and curves southeast through the Pacific Ocean where the maximum duration of totality reaches 6 min 39 s. A partial eclipse is seen within the much broader path of the Moon's penumbral shadow, which includes most of eastern Asia, Indonesia, and the Pacific Ocean.

All Local Timings as provided by NASA:


Singapore – 08:40:51 AM to 09:43:55 AM


Yangon – 06:31:39 AM to 08:35:40 AM


Manila – 08:33:01 AM to 11:01:51 AM


Kuala Lumpur – 07:29:00 AM to 08:48:44 AM


Bangkok – 07:06:48 AM to 09:08:44 AM

Hong Kong

Victoria – 08:14:30 AM to 10:45:56 AM


Ho Chi Minh City – 07:17:28 AM to 09:15:43 AM


Bandar Seri Begawan – 08:48:00 AM to 10:22:56 AM


Phnom Penh - 07:13:58 AM to 09:13:28

The eclipse begins in the western parts of India passes through Chinaand ends in the Pacific Ocean.

The entire Total Solar Eclipse as per Indian standard time is from 05:28AM to 10:42 AM.

~ Will update if I able to take some photo by myself ~


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