Project Australia - Total Solar Eclipse - April 2023

In the early hours of the 20th April 2023 the shadow of the Moon touches the Earth in the South Atlantic about 2,000km north of Antarctica. At this location, the Moon is not quite large enough to completely cover the disc of the Sun and a bright circle of sunlight, or annulus remains around the edge of the Moon, giving an annular eclipse. As the shadow progressed about 700km along its path the Sun is completely covered, and the eclipse becomes total. A further 4,600km along the track the shadow reaches the first land, crossing the 20km wide Exmouth Peninsula, the only contact with the Australian mainland. From here the shadow continues across East Timor and parts of Indonesia.

Our main itinerary for this project is based in the Western Australian capital of Perth and features observation from the Exmouth Peninsula. A comprehensive programme of tour extensions offers an opportunity to visit other parts of this magnificent country, including the Great Barrier Reef and a unique rail journey crossing the entire country.

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ITINERARIES

DETAILS OF OUR MAIN WESTERN AUSTRALIA TOUR AND EXCITING EXTENSIONS ON THE GHAN TRAIN, THE WHITSUNDAY ISLANDS AND SYDNEY

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OBSERVATION SITE

DETAILS OF OUR OBSERVATION LOCATION FOR THIS PROJECT IN EXMOUTH, AUSTRALIA

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