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Reki Yoko Heisei 25 (2013)

February 1st, 2012, announced by NAOJ
Glossary:Solar Eclipse, Lunar Eclipse, Transit of Planet
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Eclipses         Heisei 25 (2013)

In this year, there are 2 Solar Eclipses and 1 Lunar Eclipse. Among those, 1 Solar Eclipse and 1 Lunar Eclipse are visible from Japan.

1. April 26th         Partial Lunar Eclipse

In general, partial eclipse is visible from Kanto westard. The Moon sets during the eclipse at Kanto, Chubu, Kinki, eastern Chugoku and eastern Shikoku. Local circumstances are as follows.

PlaceEclipse beginsGreatest eclipseEclipse ends
Naha26th 4h51.8m324°26th 5h07.5m315°0.02026th 5h23.4m305°
Fukuoka26th 4h51.8m330°26th 5h07.5m321°0.02026th 5h23.4m311°
Kyoto*26th 4h51.8m330°26th 5h07.5m321°0.020--
Tokyo*26th 4h51.8m329°-----
* Kyoto: The Moon sets at 5h11.7m, with position angle = 318°, magnitude = 0.019.
* Tokyo: The Moon sets at 4h54.2m, with position angle = 328°, magnitude = 0.006.

2. May 10th         Annular Solar Eclipse

Partial eclipse is visible from Minami Torishima.

3. November 3rd-4th         Annular-Total Solar Eclipse

This phenomenon is not visible from Japan.