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The Eclipse of February 26, 1998

MAP SHOWS the path of the eclipse, as it emerges at dawn in the Pacific Ocean and disappears into the sunset near North Africa. The total eclipse is visible in a 93 mile wide band at the center; further to the North and South, observers saw decreasing amounts of occultation (Inset images).

Eclipse Map

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