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Solar Eclipse 29/03/2006

Wed Mar 29, 2006 9:21 pm

Anyone else see this? We just had a partial solar eclipse in this country, just managed to see it in the bottom left corner of the sun briefly.... I think the totality area was in Africa somewhere.

Did anyone see this amazing phenomenon? I didnt see the total eclipse down here in Devon in 1999, because of cloud.
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RE: Solar Eclipse 29/03/2006

Wed Mar 29, 2006 9:45 pm

Didnt see it, but I guess thats the reason for so many charter flights to Antalya yesterday and today  Wow!
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RE: Solar Eclipse 29/03/2006

Wed Mar 29, 2006 9:51 pm

Quoting Gkirk (Reply 1):
I guess thats the reason for so many charter flights to Antalya yesterday and today

Quite possibly...... Think it's all over now though!
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RE: Solar Eclipse 29/03/2006

Wed Mar 29, 2006 10:05 pm

We got about 80% about an hour and a half ago.
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RE: Solar Eclipse 29/03/2006

Thu Mar 30, 2006 12:23 am

Just after I had a text in work from one of my mates telling me about it, I noticed an ellipse shaped light on the floor beside me. It had a small bite out of it on the left side, which shimmered slightly and moved very slowly. Lasted for about twenty mins till the sun went in.
 
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RE: Solar Eclipse 29/03/2006

Thu Mar 30, 2006 12:49 am

we were not able to see anything here due to thick clouds blocking the view
 
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RE: Solar Eclipse 29/03/2006

Thu Mar 30, 2006 2:03 am

Earlier today I enjoyed 3 minutes 10 seconds of totality from Antalya on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey. The weather was near perfect with only a few wispy clouds in a clear sky. The eclipse was absolutely stunning. They really are among the most spectacular of all natural phenomena, well worth a trip to a great Turkish beach resort.  Smile

There should be an a.net meet in Shanghai for the 2009 eclipse!

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RE: Solar Eclipse 29/03/2006

Thu Mar 30, 2006 2:16 am

Was too busy to Notice  Smile Never knew till it was over.
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