Partial Solar Eclipse 1st June and 1st July 2011
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Eclipse 01 June 2011
United States – Alaska only, northern Canada, China, Iceland, Greenland, Norway, Japan, North Korea, Russian Federation
Saros Member 118, number 68 out of 72. (partial eclipsed maximum 50.5%) magnitude 0.6010
Eclipse begins sunrise Siberia & Norther China – 19.25 UT/GMT
Greatest eclipse Artic coast of Western Siberia – 21.16 UT/GMT
Eclipse ends north off Newfoundland – 23.06 UT/GMT
The eclipse of 1st June 2011 – apod NASA picture of the day.
Eclipse 01 July 2011
A New Saros Series Begins
Deep southern Hemisphere / extreme southern Antarctic Ocean
Saros Member 156, number 1 out of 69 (maximum obscuration 3.56%) magnitude 0.09706
1st July 2011 partial solar eclipse is the smallest of the entire series.
Eclipse begins; first contact with Earth – 7.53 Time (UT)
Greatest eclipse – 8.38 Time (UT)
Eclipse ends; last contact with Earth – 9.22 Time (UT)
First Image from Space: ESA – European Space Agency – spacecraft PROBA – 2
The partial eclipse as seen from Space by the European Space Agency spacecraft Proba-2