Solar Eclipse of August 1 2008 from Mersa Matruh, Egypt
You can search for any other location by typing into the search field below, or by clicking on any point on the map below to find out when and how the Total Solar Eclipse of August 1 2008 will be visible from there.
Any place inside of the green line will see a Partial Eclipse, while the places inside the red stripe will see a Total Eclipse. The blue line displays the maximum eclipse path. The ☀ icon represents the Greatest Eclipse Point, i.e. the point with the longest duration of totality.
Thee eclipse KML paths used for the maps visualization on this site are provided by Xavier M. Jubier (http://xjubier.free.fr/)
Sky Chart of Total Solar Eclipse of August 1 2008
The sky chart below shows the location in the sky of the Moon, the Sun and the planets at the time of maximum eclipse. The portion of the sky represented in this sky chart is 50°x25°
In case of a total solar eclipse, such as the Total Solar Eclipse of August 1 2008, this chart can be useful to determine which planets are visible during the totality phase. Please keep in mind that in this sky chart the North direction (increasing Declination) points upwards. The Online Planetarium provides a realistic interactive visualization which properly takes into account the rotation of the sky caused by the local observing point on Earth.
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