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 will run at 6:30 pm7:30 pm (Asia/Manila) time zone.

The webcast at 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.


~ by Stella's Gaze on July 28, 2008.

6 Responses to “Total Solar Eclipse on August 1, 2008 — Live Webcast! (Updated)”

  1. Just to remind readers that what I mean by (Asia/Manila) time zone is the time in Manila, Philippines. And Philippines is in Asia particularly Southeast Asia:D.

    To convert UT (universal time) to your time zone, click here.

  2. I can’t find an archived webcast on any of these sites including NASA’s site. What gives?

  3. The videos of these sites will be available soon.

    In YouTube , there is a recorded live webcast of the NASA TV at

    Check out for other recorded webcast of the August 1st solar eclipse :).

  4. Thanks That was Totality kool. And Who could even begin to think there was no Creator. Thanks to It TOOOOO! Peace Jere

  5. Replay webcast of the total solar eclipse at is now available :D.

  6. please see the link and current news since August 2008

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