Total Solar Eclipse on August 1, 2008 — Live Webcast! (Updated)
A total eclipse of the Sun will occur on August 1, 2008 (friday). The eclipse will pass through regions of far-northern Canada, the Arctic, Siberia, and northern China. See the map here.
Since we won’t be able to see the total & partial solar eclipse here in the Philippines, below is a list of sites that will have a live webcast of the astronomical event:
China (Total Solar Eclipse)
Norway (Partial Solar Eclipse)
Russia (Total Solar Eclipse)
In our time zone (Asia/Manila), the eclipse will start at 6:09 pm and end at around 8:04 pm.
The webcast at http://www.exploratorium.edu/eclipse/2008/ will run at 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm (Asia/Manila) time zone.
The webcast at http://www.live-eclipse.org/ will begin at 5:00 pm (Asia/Manila) time zone.
The next total solar eclipse will be on July 22, 2009, this time over the western Pacific and more populated areas of China. It has the longest totality (6 minutes 39 seconds) this 21st century until June 2132.