The annular solar eclipse of 08/22/1998

General data

Day of week: Saturday
Maximum duration of eclipse: 03m14s
Maximum width of eclipse path: 99 km
Saros cycle: 135
Coverage: 97.3%
Magnitude: 0.9734
Gamma: -0.2644

Wo kann man die Sonnenfinsternis vom 08/22/1998 sehen?

Die Sonnenfinsternis am 08/22/1998 kann man in 48 Ländern als partielle Sonnenfinsternis beobachten.
Der Finsternispfad verläuft durch 5 Länder. Nur in diesen Ländern ist sie als annular Sonnenfinsternis zu sehen.

In den folgenden Ländern ist die Sonnenfinsternis annular zu sehen

worldmap Indonesia
worldmap Malaysia
worldmap Papua New Guinea
worldmap Solomon Islands
worldmap Vanuatu

In den folgenden Ländern ist die Sonnenfinsternis partiell zu sehen

How will be the weather during the annular solar eclipse on 08/22/1998?

Where is the best place to see the annular solar eclipse of 08/22/1998?
The following maps show the average cloud coverage for the day of the annular solar eclipse. With the help of these maps, it is possible to find the place along the eclipse path, which has the best chance of a cloudless sky. Nevertheless, you should consider local circumstances and inform about the weather of your chosen observation site.

The data is provided by NASAs satellites AQUA and TERRA. The cloud maps are averaged over a period of 17 years (2000 - 2017).

Detailed country maps

worldmap Indonesia
worldmap Malaysia
worldmap Papua New Guinea
worldmap Solomon Islands
worldmap Vanuatu

Cities inside the path of the eclipse

The following table shows all locations with a population of more than 5,000 inside the eclipse path. Cities which have more than 100,000 inhabitants are marked bold. A click at the locations opens a detailed map.

City Type Eclipse duration Local time of max. eclipse Distance to central line Ø Cloud coverage
ID  Sibolga, North Sumatra annular 2m 41s 07:18:30 UTC+07:00 19 km 81%
ID  Padangsidempuan, North Sumatra annular 2m 33s 07:18:54 UTC+07:00 29 km 84%
ID  Bandar, North Sumatra annular 2m 24s 07:18:59 UTC+07:00 36 km 85%
ID  Rantauprapat, North Sumatra annular 2m 17s 07:19:01 UTC+07:00 40 km 85%
ID  Dumai, Riau annular 2m 25s 07:20:14 UTC+07:00 35 km 96%
MY  Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan annular 1m 41s 08:20:12 UTC+08:00 55 km 71%
MY  Kuala Sungai Baru, Melaka annular 2m 30s 08:20:26 UTC+08:00 31 km 78%
MY  Kampong Masjid Tanah, Melaka annular 2m 33s 08:20:30 UTC+08:00 29 km 86%
MY  Sungai Udang, Melaka annular 2m 42s 08:20:33 UTC+08:00 19 km 82%
MY  Bukit Rambai, Melaka annular 2m 44s 08:20:35 UTC+08:00 18 km 90%
MY  Klebang Besar, Melaka annular 2m 46s 08:20:36 UTC+08:00 13 km 80%
MY  Alor Gajah, Melaka annular 2m 31s 08:20:33 UTC+08:00 31 km 92%
MY  Tampin, Negeri Sembilan annular 2m 16s 08:20:33 UTC+08:00 40 km 92%
MY  Pulau Sebang, Melaka annular 2m 19s 08:20:33 UTC+08:00 38 km 92%
MY  Malacca, Melaka annular 2m 48s 08:20:39 UTC+08:00 10 km 80%
MY  Batu Berendam, Melaka annular 2m 45s 08:20:38 UTC+08:00 16 km 80%
MY  Kampung Ayer Keroh, Melaka annular 2m 44s 08:20:39 UTC+08:00 17 km 91%
MY  Kampung Bukit Baharu, Melaka annular 2m 47s 08:20:40 UTC+08:00 11 km 84%
MY  Kampung Ayer Molek, Melaka annular 2m 48s 08:20:42 UTC+08:00 10 km 84%
MY  Bemban, Melaka annular 2m 45s 08:20:43 UTC+08:00 16 km 90%
MY  Tangkak, Johor annular 2m 47s 08:20:51 UTC+08:00 13 km 91%
MY  Muar, Johor annular 2m 47s 08:20:57 UTC+08:00 12 km 84%
MY  Bakri, Johor annular 2m 46s 08:21:01 UTC+08:00 14 km 87%
MY  Buloh Kasap, Johor annular 2m 15s 08:20:56 UTC+08:00 41 km 91%
MY  Segamat, Johor annular 2m 24s 08:20:59 UTC+08:00 36 km 97%
MY  Batu Pahat, Johor annular 2m 19s 08:21:18 UTC+08:00 39 km 86%
MY  Labis, Johor annular 2m 44s 08:21:11 UTC+08:00 18 km 93%
MY  Chaah, Johor annular 2m 50s 08:21:15 UTC+08:00 3 km 96%
MY  Yong Peng, Johor annular 2m 39s 08:21:21 UTC+08:00 23 km 95%
MY  Parit Raja, Johor annular 2m 17s 08:21:26 UTC+08:00 40 km 95%
MY  Kampung Simpang Renggam, Johor annular 2m 1s 08:21:37 UTC+08:00 48 km 97%
MY  Kluang, Johor annular 2m 37s 08:21:33 UTC+08:00 25 km 95%
MY  Mersing, Johor annular 2m 48s 08:21:51 UTC+08:00 11 km 91%
MY  Kota Tinggi, Johor annular 20s 08:22:09 UTC+08:00 67 km 90%
MY  Bintulu, Sarawak annular 2m 52s 08:31:59 UTC+08:00 13 km 73%
ID  Sembakung, East Kalimantan annular 2m 13s 08:38:23 UTC+08:00 40 km 69%
ID  Tarakan, North Kalimantan annular 2m 51s 08:39:16 UTC+08:00 17 km 65%
PG  Kimbe, West New Britain annular 3m 5s 12:25:59 UTC+10:00 13 km 71%
VU  Luganville, Sanma annular 2m 7s 14:22:21 UTC+11:00 41 km 75%
VU  Lakatoro, Malampa annular 3m 3s 14:23:19 UTC+11:00 2 km 62%