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Among the rare celestial phenomena are also eclipses. Six eclipses have successfully been recorded by the Team since its formation, with two more eclipses before that.


Venus transit:
June 8, 2004
The Venus Transit of 2004 could be seen from Slovenia in whole duration.

  • Venus Transit page


  • Solar eclipses:
    August 11, 1999
    The August Total Solar eclipse of 1999 that could be seen from Slovenia prompted the interest of the team members into this phenomenon. Several groups traveled to Austria and Hungary to monitor the event and had large success.

    Below are reports of Team members from various locations.

  • Janoshaza, Hungary (Javor Kac)
  • Szombathely, Hungary (Jure Atanackov)
  • Pinkafeld, Austria (Gregor Kladnik)

     

    Partial Solar eclipses
  • May 31, 2003


  • Lunar eclipses
    Seven Total Lunar eclipses have been recorded by the Team:
  • September 27, 1996
  • September 16, 1997
  • January 21, 2000
  • January 9, 2001
  • May 16, 2003
  • November 8/9, 2003
  • March 3/4, 2007
  • February 21, 2008
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    Total Lunar eclipse observed from Slovenia on March 3, 2007

    Venus transit of June 8, 2004 observed from Slovenia

    Total Lunar eclipse observed from Slovenia on November 8, 2003





    Fred Espenak's Eclipse

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