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Re: lunar eclipse: details needed

From: Chandrasekaran Venkatraman (
Date: Fri Jul 14 2000 - 13:50:59 PDT

Dear Sri Govindarajan,
This NASA report doesn't say that it is not visible in West coast. 
Is it visible in west coast?


--- In, "T.R. Govindarajan" 
<tgovindarajan@l...> wrote:
> Dear Sriman Chandrasekaran:
> The Lunar eclipse is not visible in the US.
> This is the URL to learn more about eclipses occurring in year 2000.
> 1. There is a total lunar eclipse occurring on July 16, 2000 but 
visible in
> India, not visible in North Eastern part of US (NY, NJ, MA).
> "It is indeed unfortunate that total phase occurs after moonset for 
most of the
> Americas. Only western Alaska will see totality. Hawaii, Australia, 
> Zealand, the Philippines and Japan will witness all of the partial 
phases and
> totality, while the eclipse is already in progress at moonrise from 
parts of
> eastern Asia. The Moon's path through Earth's shadows as well as a 
map showing
> worldwide visibility of the event is shown in Figure 4.
> 2. There is a partial solar eclipse occurring on July 31, 2000 
> in North Western US (states CA, WA, OR, AK, ID).
> "The partial eclipse will be visible from northern
> Scandinavia, eastern Russia, Alaska, western Canada and the 
northwestern United
> States".
> 3. There is a partial solar eclipse occurring on Dec 25, 2000. This 
is visible
> in the North America. 
> You may view the area from picture.
>  (US)
> regards
> govindarajan
> Chandrasekaran Venkatraman wrote:
> > 
> > Dear Bhagawathas,
> >    Kindly post the details about the upcoming chandra grahaNam
> > on this Sunday. Does this happen in US skies ?
> >

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