Total Solar Eclipse 13-14 Nov 2012

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Total solar eclipse on 13--14 November 2012I dedicate it to Sylvia my flying Angel and my lovely friend Dudley who dedicated the lovely music to Sunshine Angel Sylvia !A total solar eclipse will be seen from parts of Australia, New Caledonia, New Zealand, South America and Antarctica on November 13--14, 2012. It will be November 14 local time when the eclipse is visible in places west of the International Date Line.The eclipse starts at 19:38 Universal Time (UT) on November 13 and ends at 00:46 UT on November 14, 2012.Can I see the eclipse? This solar eclipse will be visible in northern Australia and the South Pacific Ocean. The best place to view the total eclipse will be the city of Cairns, in Queensland, Australia, which will experience about 2 minutes of totality at about 20:38 UT, or 06:38 AEST, on November 14. The nearby town of Port Douglas will also experience the eclipse and will host a solar eclipse marathon run to coincide with the event.Parts of Australia and New Zealand that will see a partial view of the eclipse include: Adelaide Auckland Brisbane Melbourne Sydney WellingtonYou can also see the weather for these places. After crossing the South Pacific, the eclipse's path ends at about 800 Km west of Chile at 23:48 UT.When will the eclipse occur?The penumbral eclipse (P1) starts at 19:37:58 UT and the partial eclipse (U1) starts at 20:35:08 UT.The total eclipse (U2) starts at 20:37:03 UT, The point of greatest eclipse occurs over the Pacific Ocean latitude 3957.6'S, longitude 16120.2'W, at 22:11:48 UT. At this instant, the axis of the Moon's shadow passes closest to Earth's centre. The maximum duration of totality is 4 minutes 2 seconds.The total eclipse (U3) ends at 23:46:27 UT followed by the end of the partial eclipse (U4) at 23:48:24 UT. The penumbral eclipse (P4) ends at 00:45:34 UT.Music: Tide of Change

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