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Eclipses During 2003

by Fred Espenak

To Be Published in Observer's Handbook 2003, Royal Astronomical Society of Canada

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Table 3

Local Circumstances for Solar Eclipse of 2003 May 31
 Geographic                Eclipse    Maximum   Eclipse  Sun   Sun   Ecl.    Ecl.
  Location                 Begins     Eclipse    Ends    Alt    Az   Mag.    Obs.
                              h:m       h:m      h:m      o      o      

Austria                 
Vienna                      -  r     03:20     04:19     2     59   0.827   0.761        
Belarus                 
Minsk                       02:26    03:24     04:26    12     68   0.816   0.749        
Belgium                
Antwerpen                   -  r     03:38r    04:29     0     53   0.840   0.776        
Brussels                    -  r     03:40r    04:28     0     53   0.801   0.730        
Bulgaria                 
Sofia                       -  r     03:08     04:06     2     61   0.744   0.662        
Canada                  
Whitehorse, YT              04:27    05:22     -  s      3    311   0.610   0.506        
Yellowknife, NT             04:13    05:00s    -  s      0    325   0.691   0.599        
Czech Republic          
Praha                       -  r     03:24     04:23     3     58   0.849   0.787        
Denmark                 
Copenhagen                  -  r     03:34     04:33     6     59   0.888   0.834        
Egypt                   
Cairo                       -  r     02:57r    03:39     0     64   0.494   0.377        
England                 
Birmingham                  -  r     03:56r    04:34     0     52   0.639   0.539        
Leeds                       -  r     03:48r    04:36     0     50   0.805   0.735        
Liverpool                   -  r     03:56r    04:36     0     51   0.682   0.588        
London                      -  r     03:55r    04:32     0     53   0.625   0.522        
Manchester                  -  r     03:53r    04:36     0     51   0.729   0.644        
Newcastle upon Tyne         -  r     03:41r    04:38     0     49   0.922   0.868        
Finland                 
Helsinki                    02:36    03:36     04:39    14     70   0.858   0.799        
France                  
Lille                       -  r     03:46r    04:29     0     54   0.715   0.627        
Lyon                        -  r     03:59r    04:20     0     57   0.358   0.238        
Marseille                   -  r     04:05r    04:16     0     59   0.184   0.090        
Paris                       -  r     03:57r    04:26     0     55   0.500   0.383           
Germany                 
Berlin                      -  r     03:28     04:27     4     58   0.869   0.811        
Dčsseldorf                  -  r     03:30     04:28     1     53   0.882   0.826        
Frankfurt                   -  r     03:28     04:25     0     54   0.869   0.810        
Hamburg                     -  r     03:32     04:30     3     56   0.886   0.831        
Cologne                     -  r     03:30     04:27     0     54   0.880   0.823        
Mčnchen                     -  r     03:23     04:21     0     56   0.844   0.782        
Stuttgart                   -  r     03:30r    04:23     0     55   0.836   0.772        
Greece                  
Athens                      -  r     03:08r    03:57     0     62   0.667   0.571        
Hungary                 
Budapest                    -  r     03:18     04:16     3     60   0.810   0.741        
Iceland                 
Reykjav'k                   -  r     04:04     05:01     2     36   0.968   0.880  ANNULAR
India                   
Delhi                       02:07    02:33     03:01    33     81   0.065   0.020        
Iran                    
Tehran                      01:53    02:46     03:43    15     74   0.464   0.345        
Iraq                    
Baghdad                     -  r     02:44     03:39     9     70   0.489   0.372        
Israel                  
Tel Aviv-Yafo               -  r     02:47     03:41     2     65   0.540   0.427        
Italy                    
Rome                        -  r     03:41r    04:10     0     60   0.463   0.344        
Jordan                   
'Amman                      -  r     02:46     03:40     2     65   0.531   0.417        
Lebanon                  
Beirut                      -  r     02:49     03:44     3     66   0.562   0.452        
Netherlands             
Amsterdam                   -  r     03:33     04:30     1     53   0.895   0.840        
Norway                  
Oslo                        02:43    03:41     04:41     8     59   0.910   0.858        
Poland                   
Warsaw                      02:27    03:24     04:25     7     63   0.837   0.773        
Romania                  
Bucharest                   -  r     03:09     04:08     5     64   0.748   0.667        
Russia                      
Gorki                       02:24    03:25     04:32    21     82   0.738   0.656        
Moscow                      02:24    03:25     04:30    18     77   0.773   0.698        
Novosibirsk                 02:32    03:36     04:44    44    119   0.414   0.295        
St. Petersburg              02:34    03:34     04:39    16     74   0.833   0.770        
Volgograd                   02:11    03:10     04:14    18     77   0.675   0.581        
Saudi Arabia             
Riyadh                      -  r     02:31     03:17     5     68   0.327   0.209        
Scotland  
Glasgow                     -  r     03:47r    04:40     0     48   0.906   0.853        
Slovakia                 
Bratislava                  -  r     03:20     04:18     3     59   0.823   0.757        
Slovenia                 
Ljubljana                   -  r     03:19r    04:16     0     57   0.815   0.747        
Sweden                   
Stockholm                   02:38    03:37     04:39    11     64   0.883   0.828        
Switzerland              
Bern                        -  r     03:44r    04:21     0     57   0.606   0.501        
Syria                    
Damascus                    -  r     02:48     03:43     3     66   0.552   0.440        
Turkey                    
Istanbul                    -  r     03:03     04:01     4     64   0.696   0.605        
Ukraine                  
Kiev                        02:19    03:17     04:19    11     69   0.777   0.702        
Odessa                      02:14    03:10     04:11     9     67   0.742   0.660        
United States             
Anchorage, AK               04:31    05:28     06:21     9    300   0.530   0.417        
Juneau, AK                  04:31    05:25      -  s     2    313   0.586   0.479        

All times are Universal Time. 'r' indicates eclipse in progress at sunrise. 's' indicates eclipse in progress at sunset.

Table 6

Local Circumstances for Solar Eclipse of 2003 November 23

 Geographic                Eclipse    Maximum   Eclipse  Sun   Sun   Ecl.    Ecl.
  Location                 Begins     Eclipse    Ends    Alt    Az   Mag.    Obs.
                              h:m       h:m      h:m      o      o  
Australia               
Adelaide                    20:55      21:41    22:30     25    98  0.438   0.328        
Blacktown                   21:02      21:42    22:25     36    92  0.260   0.154        
Brisbane                    21:04      21:32    22:01     35    97  0.109   0.043        
Canberra                    21:01      21:44    22:30     35    92  0.311   0.201        
Melbourne                   21:01      21:47    22:37     32    92  0.408   0.296        
Newcastle                   21:02      21:41    22:22     36    92  0.232   0.131        
Perth                       -  r       21:40    22:28      6   110  0.612   0.525        
Southport                   21:05      21:33    22:02     35    96  0.113   0.045        
Sydney                      21:02      21:42    22:25     36    92  0.257   0.152        
Wollongong                  21:02      21:43    22:27     36    92  0.271   0.165        

New Zealand             
Christchurch                21:43      22:19    22:55     56    56  0.135   0.059        
Wellington                  21:53      22:17    22:42     59    57  0.057   0.016 


All times are Universal Time. 'r' indicates eclipse in progress at sunrise.

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Last revised: 2001 Ju1 10 - F. Espenak