Category Archives: Total Eclipses

Total Lunar Eclipse – January 9th 2001

Times for Total Lunar Eclipse in the Constellation Gemini As Seen From Liverpool EVENT TIME (GMT) ALTITUDE AZIMUTH – P1 MOON ENTERS PENUMBRA 17hrs:43.5mins 14° 017° N/A U1 MOON ENTERS UMBRA 18hrs:42.0mins 22° 081° N/A U2 TOTALITY BEGINS 19hrs:49.5mins 31° 094° N/A GREATEST ECLIPSE 20hrs:20.5mins 36° 100° Mag 1.195 U3 MOON LEAVES TOTALITY 20hrs:51.6mins 40° […] Continue Reading »

Total Lunar Eclipse – January 21st, 2000

Times for Total Lunar Eclipse As Seen From Liverpool EVENT TIME (UT) ALTITUDE AZIMUTH – First Penumbral Contact 02hr:02m:54s 51° 222° – First Umbral Contact 03hr:01m:24s 44° 239° P.A. 80° TOTALITY BEGINS 04hr:05m:36s 36° 254° – Maximum Eclipse 04hr:44m30s 31° 262° Mag 1.330 TOTALITY ENDS 05hr:22m:18s 25° 270° – Last Umbral Contact 06hr:25m:24s 16° 282° […] Continue Reading »

Total Solar Eclipse 1999 – LAS Members’ Observations

Society Members Reports & Images NASA RP 1398:TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE of 1999 AUGUST 11th.  Liverpool – England Carol Gilligan. (Multiple Crescents Image). Ken Clarke. Steven Hughes. Scilly Isles, Cornwall, Devon – SouthWest England Chris Banks (St Ives). Andrew & Ann Bate (Tresco – Isles of Scilly). Roy Billingsley (Falmouth). Colm Jackson (Penzance). Rob Johnson (St […] Continue Reading »

Solar Eclipse 11th August 1999 Report: Andrew & Ann Bate (Tresco, Isles of Scilly)

  Tresco is the second largest of the Scilly Isles. No cars are to be found on the few roads Tresco has. It is either bicycle or walk: from one end to the other it is less than two miles. Getting to the scillies involves either a two hour boat trip or a twenty minute […] Continue Reading »

Solar Eclipse 11th August 1999 Report: Yvonne West (Penzance, Cornwall)

Thick black clouds covered the sky, suddenly it poured down. In the pub I heard the TV saying that first contact had been made at this point I thought that all was lost. Luckily the rain subsided, and a cold breeze blew up around 11.05am, then very quickly at 11.11am it went dark as night. […] Continue Reading »

Solar Eclipse 11th August 1999 Report: Robert Simpson (Penzance, Cornwall)

On the 10th August 1999 a group of 10 members of the LAS went on an expedition to Penzance to see the solar eclipse, the last one of the millennium. We met at the Ship & Mitre, where we had a meal before taking a mini bus to Manchester to get the train down South. […] Continue Reading »