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Hiram's Eclipse Viewing Record
Date Type Location Duration Notes
Partial Solar Eclipse, 1969
11 September 1969
Partial Solar (observed)
(annular actual)
California, USA   Kodak instamatic photograph
Saros 134
25 May 1975 Total Lunar Stratford, California
USA
~ 45 minutes viewed from home
Saros 130
26 February 1979 Total Solar Yakima, Washington
USA
1 minute 58 seconds Single cloud obscures
totality
Saros 120
16 February 1980 Total Solar Kenya,
Africa
4 minutes 02 seconds 50 mm photos only
Saros 130
09 January 1982 Partial Lunar Israel   have newspaper clipping
Saros 124
30 December 1982 Total Lunar Berkeley, California
USA
~ 30 minutes Saros 134
Annular Solar Eclipse, 1983
04 December 1983
Annular Solar Zaire, Africa 3 minutes 35 seconds Published, Sky & Telescope
Saros 132
30 May 1984 Annular-Total Solar South Carolina, USA 7 seconds Hybrid,
broken ring
Saros 137
Total Solar Eclipse, 1984
22 November 1984
Total Solar New Guinea 57 seconds Best sequence
of totality photographs
Saros 142
Partial Solar Eclipse, 1986
09 April 1986
Partial Solar Mt. Canobolas,
New South Wales,
Australia
  partial eclipse
at sunset
Saros 119
Total Solar Eclipse, 1991
11 July 1991
Total Solar Baja California,
Mexico
6 minutes 51 seconds longest duration
I will see
Saros 136
Annular Solar Eclipse, 1992
04 January 1992
Annular Solar California,
USA
  central eclipse
at sunset
Saros 141
29 November 1993 Total lunar 427 Stanford,
Santa Cruz,
California,
USA
  viewing thru breaks
in cloud cover
Annular Solar Eclipse, 1994
10 May 1994
Annular Solar Ohio,
USA
11 minutes exact center of eclipse
Saros 128
Total Solar Eclipse, 1994
03 November 1994
Total Solar Bolivia,
South America
4 minutes 13 seconds new style of
multi-exposure
photograph
Saros 133
Total Solar Eclipse, 1999
11 August 1999
Total Solar Sarcus, France 2 minutes 12 seconds lucky clear
skies
Saros 145
Partial Solar Eclipse, 2000
25 December 2000
Partial Solar Santa Cruz,
California
1 hour 27 minutes
just after sunrise
A crisp cool morning
at the beach
Saros 122
21 June 2001
Total Solar South Atlantic 4 minutes 56 seconds
maximum
Did not make it to this one
in the south Atlantic.
Saros 127
Partial Solar Eclipse, 2001
14 December 2001
Partial Solar (observed)
Annular (actual)
Santa Cruz,
California
~2 hours
at noon
A cloudy afternoon
at the beach
Saros 132
Partial Solar Eclipse, 2002
10-11 June 2002
Partial Solar (observed)
Annular (actual)
Santa Cruz,
California
2 hours 12 minutes
near sunset
A clear hot afternoon
Saros 137
28 August 2007 Total Lunar Arroyo Grande,
California
observed totality
for 1 hour 50 minutes
A warm, exceptionally clear night,
with Barbara, Wayne and Madeline
Saros 128
Annular Solar Eclipse, 2012
21 May 2012
Annular Solar Lake Almanor,
California
40° 16.84' N
121° 08.57' W
4 minutes 32 seconds annularity excellent skies, clear and hot, with Kelly, Madeline, Susanna, Ted, Donna, Tom, Carol, Barbara, Jayda, Taz
multiple exposures
multiple exposures
multiple exposures multiple exposures
multiple exposures
multiple exposures
multiple exposures
multiple exposures
multiple exposures

Thru 11 August 1999, I have experienced 20 minutes 13 seconds of totality.

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