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Organizing China trip to chase the 2009 Solar Eclipse

On 22nd July 2009, the longest total solar eclipse of the twenty-first century will occur over a narrow belt of Asia and the Pacific Ocean, and will not be surpassed in duration until 13th June 2132. 

China is expected to be the best country to observe the solar eclipse. It will be a total eclipse of the sun that will be visible from a narrow corridor through 42 cities in central China, including Chengdu, Chongqing, Wuhan, Suzhou, Hangzhou and Shanghai. 

Detail about the solar eclipse in China 

Cities

The first contact

Total eclipse begin

The maximum phase

Total eclipse finish

The last contact

Leshan

8:06:15

9:09:31

9:11:54

9:14:19

10:25:38

Chendu

8:07:05

9:11:06

9:12:47

9:14:29

10:26:22

Chongqing

8:07:54

9:12:59

9:15:08

9:17:17

10:30:34

Yichang

8:12:11

9:19:27

9:22:07

9:24:48

10:40:01

Wuhan

8:14:53

9:23:56

9:26:39

9:29:24

10:46:15

Hefei

8:18:39

9:30:48

9:31:48

9:32:49

10:52:07

Tongling

8:18:49

9:29:47

9:32:39

9:35:31

10:53:46

Hangzhou

8:21:26

9:34:11

 9:36:55

9:39:40

10:59:21

Jiaxing

8:22:20

9:35:01

9:37:59

9:40:57

11:00:21

Suzhou

8:22:21

9:35:13

9:37:41

9:40:10

10:59:41

Shanghai

8:23:25

9:36:44

9:39:16

9:41:49

11:01:36

 

 

Path of Total Solar Eclipse of 2009 Jul 22 Through China, Click map to enlarge

 

Apple Travel in Xiamen is organizing custom-made trips for you to various cities in China to observe this rare phenomenon You can book your reservation online at www.appletravel.cn or via its consultants in advance.  

Domestic or International flight, hotel accommodation and tour guide (optional) can be arranged in advance to avoid last hour rush. As air tickets and hotels are limited, to avoid sold-out and disappointment, you are advised to making the booking now.  

Leshan and Chengdu, being the least industrialized and most touristy, is the recommended destination. Chances of clear sky and better sceneries are some of the advantages, while you are there, don’t forget to see the pandas and visit some of the nation’s best scenic spots. 

SOURCE: Riquanshi.org 

 

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Address: Shop 18-20,Guanren Rd (behind the Marco Polo Hotel)
361006 Xiamen, Fujian Province, China
Reservations: (86-592)-5053122
Fax: (86-592)-5052948
Email: apple@appletravel.cn
Website: www.appletravel.cn
Office Hours: Mon. - Fri. 09:00-18:00

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