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Eclipse chaser log of Fred Espenak

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Name: Fred Espenak
Nationality: United States
Seen eclipses: 48
Eclipse chaser since: 56 years
Visited countries: 24



Number: 29

1h 18m 8s



Number: 11

40m 3s


Time in moon shadow: 4d 18h 3m 28s
Time in (ant)umbra: 1h 58m 11s
Time in totality: 1h 18m 8s
Time in annularity: 40m 3s
Longest eclipse: 05/10/1994 (3h 28m 45s)
Longest total eclipse: 07/11/1991 (6m 17s)
Longest annular eclipse: 01/15/2010 (8m 32s)
Number of saros cycles: 25

Visited countries

Fred Espenak has visited 24 different countries.

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List of seen solar eclipses

Eclipse Seen Location Max. coverage Time in moonshadow Time in (ant)umbra Weather
07/02/2019 (total) total total Chile 100% 2h 23m 17s 2m 28s clear
08/21/2017 (total) total total United States 100% 2h 47m 9s 2m 26s mostlySunny
02/26/2017 (annular) annular annular Argentina 97.3% 2h 35m 18s 1m 4s clear
03/09/2016 (total) total total -1.58°, 118° 100% 2h 29m 37s 2m 42s clear
03/20/2015 (total) total total Faroe Islands 100% 2h 8m 47s 2m 1s overcast
10/23/2014 (partial) partial partial United States 31.5% 2h 14m 45s - clear
11/03/2013 (hybrid) total total Kenya 100% 2h 2m 25s 0m 14s overcast
11/13/2012 (total) total total Australia 100% 1h 55m 25s 2m 2s partlyCloudy
05/20/2012 (annular) annular annular United States 86.8% 1h 19m 35s 4m 23s clear
07/11/2010 (total) total total -18.18°, -126.15° 100% 3h 5m 5s 5m 16s clear
01/15/2010 (annular) annular annular Kenya 83.2% 3h 9m 19s 8m 32s partlyCloudy
07/22/2009 (total) total total China 100% 2h 22m 45s 4m 5s clear
08/01/2008 (total) total total China 100% 1h 51m 46s 1m 36s clear
03/29/2006 (total) total total Libya 100% 2h 41m 33s 4m 3s clear
10/03/2005 (annular) annular annular Spain 90.3% 2h 44m 34s 4m 12s clear
04/08/2005 (hybrid) total total -1.32°, -109.5° 100% 3h 3m 21s 0m 32s clear
10/14/2004 (partial) partial partial United States 37.2% 51m 29s - clear
11/23/2003 (total) total total -65.93°, 89.27° 100% 1h 42m 59s 1m 12s partlyCloudy
05/31/2003 (annular) annular annular Iceland 88.1% 1h 54m 34s 3m 36s clear
12/04/2002 (total) total total South Africa 100% 2h 25m 16s 1m 26s overcast
06/10/2002 (annular) annular annular 20.22°, -105.57° 96.3% 1h 7m 31s 1m 4s overcast
12/14/2001 (annular) annular annular Costa Rica 91.4% 2h 10m 4s 3m 18s overcast
06/21/2001 (total) total total Zambia 100% 2h 45m 41s 3m 35s clear
12/25/2000 (partial) partial partial United States 42.8% 3h 11m 8s - clear
07/31/2000 (partial) partial partial United States 22.4% 51m 37s - clear
08/11/1999 (total) total total Turkey 100% 2h 41m 16s 2m 0s clear
02/16/1999 (annular) annular annular Australia 98.1% 2h 43m 52s 0m 35s clear
02/26/1998 (total) total total Aruba 100% 2h 57m 17s 3m 6s clear
03/09/1997 (total) total total Mongolia 100% 2h 7m 6s 2m 23s overcast
10/24/1995 (total) total total India 100% 2h 25m 26s 0m 48s clear
11/03/1994 (total) total total Bolivia 100% 2h 18m 42s 3m 5s clear
05/10/1994 (annular) annular annular United States 89% 3h 28m 45s 6m 13s clear
01/04/1992 (annular) annular annular United States 81.9% 1h 22m 40s 6m 50s overcast
07/11/1991 (total) total total Mexico 100% 2h 56m 38s 6m 17s clear
07/22/1990 (total) total total Finland 100% 1h 44m 45s 1m 28s clear
10/03/1986 (hybrid) partial partial United States 56.2% 2h 26m 0s - partlyCloudy
11/22/1984 (total) total total -23.71°, 166° 100% 2h 32m 35s 1m 35s clear
05/30/1984 (annular) annular annular United States 99.6% 3h 7m 39s 0m 11s clear
06/11/1983 (total) total total Indonesia 100% 3h 15m 50s 4m 53s clear
02/16/1980 (total) total total Kenya 100% 3h 7m 4s 3m 57s partlyCloudy
02/26/1979 (total) total total Canada 100% 2h 26m 13s 2m 48s clear
10/12/1977 (total) total total Colombia 100% 1h 37m 59s 0m 49s overcast
12/13/1974 (partial) partial partial United States 54.7% 3h 6m 44s - overcast
12/24/1973 (annular) partial partial United States 9.5% 2h 1m 21s - clear
06/30/1973 (total) total total Mauritania 100% 2h 48m 5s 6m 1s clear
07/10/1972 (total) total total Canada 100% 2h 9m 59s 2m 14s overcast
03/07/1970 (total) total total United States 100% 2h 34m 22s 2m 52s clear
07/20/1963 (total) partial partial United States 88.6% 2h 7m 43s - partlyCloudy