Hybrid Solar Eclipse on November 3rd

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Hybrid Solar Eclipse on November 3rd
Posted by DaveMitsky on Friday, October 25, 2013 3:06 PM

A rare hybrid (annular/total) eclipse, the 23th of Saros 143, takes place on November 3rd.  Greatest eclipse occurs in the Atlantic southwest of Liberia at 12:47:36 UT.  Maximum totality lasts for 1 minutes and 39 seconds.  The final moments of the partial eclipse are visible from eastern North America.  A portion of the Sun’s lower limb will be in eclipse as the Sun rises.  For more on the eclipse, see the article on pages 60 to 63 of the November issue of Astronomy and http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/OH/OH2013.html#SE2013Nov03H

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Posted by ricci on Saturday, November 02, 2013 8:51 AM
Times, cities and visibility : http://www.pierpaoloricci.it/eventi/eclissi03-11-2013_eng.htm
My astronomical site: WWW.PIERPAOLORICCI.IT Also in English version www.pierpaoloricci.it/index_eng.htm
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Posted by DaveMitsky on Saturday, November 02, 2013 12:14 PM

Sic itur ad astra!

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Posted by DaveMitsky on Sunday, November 03, 2013 7:00 AM

I'm listening to the Slooh live eclipse coverage at this very moment. Partial eclipse occurs in Kenya in a few minutes.

http://events.slooh.com/stadium/hybrid-solar-eclipse-annular-and-total-solar-eclipse-november-3-2013

Some Twitter shots of the partial phase from locations farther west are being displayed.

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Posted by DaveMitsky on Sunday, November 03, 2013 7:59 AM

Images of the partial phase can be seen at http://spaceweathergallery.com/index.php?title=eclipse

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Posted by DaveMitsky on Sunday, November 03, 2013 8:07 AM

Totality takes place in minutes at the Kenya site.  Weather conditions are not ideal.

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Posted by DaveMitsky on Sunday, November 03, 2013 8:48 AM

The Sun was partially covered by clouds during the 12 to 14-second-long period of totality in Kenya.  A dust storm cause havoc at the camp not long after first contact.

Images will be posted at http://live.gloria-project.eu/

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Posted by DaveMitsky on Sunday, November 03, 2013 2:03 PM

My favorite of the partial eclipse photos that I've seen so far is posted at http://www.pbase.com/andrefontaine/image/153205238/original

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A man is a small thing, and the night is very large and full of wonders.

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