25 Years of Expeditions

Solar Eclipse Expeditions

Here is the accounting of my 23 adventures into the Moon’s shadow since 1991.  Available Trip Reports are linked.

11 Jul 1991 La Paz, Mexico – Total – 6:50

04 Jan 1992 – Catalina Island, USA – Annular – clouded out

10 May 1994 – Stratford, Canada – Annular – 5:39

03 Nov 1994Iguazu Falls, Brazil – Total – 3:39

24 Oct 1995Fatehpur Sikri, India – Total –  0:59

26 Feb 1998Baby Beach, Aruba – Total –  3:34

11 Aug 1999 – Hasankeyf, Turkey – Total – 2:09

31 Jul 2000Pond Inlet, Canada – Partial

25 Dec 2000 – Toronto, Canada – Partial

21 Jun 2001Lusaka, Zambia – Total – 3:35

10 Jun 2002Puerta Vallarta, Mexico – Annular – barely seen

04 Dec 2002Outback, Australia – Total – 0:24

23 Nov 2003Antarctica – Total – 1:14 – partially observed

29 Mar 2006 Jalu, Libya – Total – 4:04

01 Aug 2008Yiwu, China – Total – 1:55

22 Jul 2009 – Moganshan, China – Total – 2:15 – partially observed

11 Jul 2010Calafate, Argentina – Total – 2:40

20 May 2012Arizona, USA – Annular – 2:04

13 Nov 2012 – Lakeland, Australia – Total – 1:28

24 Oct 2014 – South Surrey, BC, Canada – Partial 

20 Mar 2015Over the Norwegian Sea – Total – 3:49 

09 Mar 2016Tidore Island, North Maluku, Indonesia – Total – 3:05 

21 Aug 2017 – near Riverton,Wyoming, USA – Total – 2:15 

With such short durations it is hard to imagine that in my life I have stood in the Moon’s shadow for 43 minutes and 55 seconds (2,635 seconds)!

On to the next Total Eclipse of the Sun.

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