IsraTrance Full Member
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Posted : Dec 11, 2007 10:45
Hello to all,
As you have probably heard, there will be a “total” solar eclipse on Friday, August 1st, 2008. It will only be visible from a part of North America, in Nunavut, in the Great North. To underline and celebrate this natural, grandiose and unique natural event, the next Eclipse Festival in Canada presented by Tech Safari will begin on the same day and will thus exceptionally be held next August 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th.
August 1st, 2008 Solar Eclipse
February 2nd, 2007 at 10:20 PM Category: Event
“August 1st, 2008 Solar Eclipse”
The August 1st solar eclipse will be an annular eclipse, then a total eclipse.
Fifth total eclipse of the 21st century, it will begin at 9:21:07 UTC, and the total eclipse will begin at 9:24:1 UTC.
It will only be visible from North America, Asia and the Arctic.
The total eclipse will in turn cross the following countries:
• Canada (Nunavut)
• Greenland (extreme north)
• Norway (only the isle of Kvitøya, east of the Svalbard archipelago)
• Russia (west of the Francis-Joseph archipelago, New-Zemble, Siberia, Novosibirsk)
• Kazakhstan (extreme east, near the border with China and Russia)
• Mongolia (extreme west)
The eclipse is expected to end at 11:21:28 UTC. The maximum duration of the centrality phase will be 147 seconds (2 minutes, 27 seconds), at 10:21:6 UTC.
The infos about the annual summer festival presented by Tech Safari will be online soon on http://www.eclipsefestival.com