Partial Solar Eclipse on January 15, 2010

For Manila, Philippines:

Eclipse begins: 3:49pm –               Sun’s Altitude: 24 degrees

Maximum Eclipse: 4:54pm –           Sun’s Altitude: 11 degrees

Eclipse Magnitude: 39% (The fraction of the Sun’s diameter that is covered by the Moon.)

Sources:

http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/OH/OH2010.html#SE2010Jan15A

http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1O80-magnitudeofaneclipse.html

Stellarium software

~ by Stella's Gaze on December 30, 2009.

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