Eclipses of the Sun and Moon, 2005

Eclipses of the Sun and Moon, 2005

Note: The day of an eclipse is given in Universal Time (U.T.) and may start a day earlier or later depending on your time zone.

  • Apr. 8. Annular-total eclipse of the Sun. Visible in New Zealand, part of Antarctica, southern United States, Central America, the Caribbean, and South America except eastern and southern parts.
  • Apr. 24. Penumbral eclipse of the Moon. The beginning of the penumbral phase visible in North America, Central America, South America, New Zealand, eastern Australia, eastern Indonesia, most of Antarctica, the North Pacific Ocean except the extreme western part, the South Pacific Ocean, the Bering Sea, the western Atlantic Ocean; the end visible in western North America, most of Mexico, the extreme southern tip of South America, Indonesia, eastern Asia, New Zealand, Australia, Antarctica except coastal Queen Maud Land, the Pacific Ocean, and the eastern Indian Ocean.
  • Oct. 3. Annular eclipse of the Sun. Visible in eastern Greenland, Iceland, Europe (including the British Isles), Africa except southern tip, western Asia including India.
  • Oct. 17. Partial eclipse of the Moon. The beginning of the umbral phase visible in central and western North America, northern Central America, northern Greenland, the Arctic region, eastern Asia, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Wilkes Land and coastal Marie Byrd Land of Antarctica, the North Pacific Ocean, the South Pacific Ocean except eastern part, and the eastern Indian Ocean; the end visible in western North America, northern Greenland, the Arctic region, Asia except the extreme western part, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, part of Wilkes Land in Antarctica, the North Pacific Ocean, the South Pacific Ocean except eastern part, and the eastern Indian Ocean.

See also Encyclopedia: eclipse and Quiz: eclipse.


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