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Cruise aboard Royal Olympic's

"Stella Oceanis"

AUGUST 7 - AUGUST 14, 1999

[Stella Oceanis]

A Voyage to Totality amid the wonders of the Black Sea, Turkey, Greece, Bosporus, and the Ukraine

Cruise Schedule

Aug 7 Sat Piraeus (Athens), Greece embark 5:00 pm
Aug 8 Sun Istanbul, Turkey 7:00 pm ~
Aug 9 Mon Istanbul, Turkey ~ 2:00 pm
Aug 9 Mon Cruising Bosporus 2:00 pm 4:00 pm
Aug 10 Tue Yalta, Ukraine 1:30 pm 7:30 pm
Aug 11 Wed Observe Total Solar Eclipse at Sea
43 degrees North and 28 degrees E
Cruising Bosporus
11:00 pm ~
Aug 12 Thu Cruising Bosporus ~ 12:30 am
Aug 12 Thu Limnos, Greece 2:00 pm 6:00 pm
Aug 13 Fri Santorini, Greece 9:00 am 1:00 pm
Aug 13 Fri Mykonos, Greece 6:00 pm 11:00 pm
Aug 14 Sat Piraeus (Athens), Greece 7:00 am ~

The August 11, 1999 total eclipse of the sun will be observed at sea from the decks of the liner Stella Oceanis. The eclipse viewing location will be approximately 43° North Latitude, 28° East Longitude, with the sun's altitude at 58°. Duration of totality will be 2 minutes and 21 seconds.

Lecturers and Staff —Science at Sea Program
Black Sea Eclipse '99 Voyage to Darkness — Stella Oceanis
Dr. Bob Berman
Astronomer Bob Berman is well known to the 5 million readers of Discover magazine. His ‘Night Watchman’ column has appeared each month since 1990.
Bonnie Gordon
Bonnie Gordon, editor of Astronomy magazine, has worked in science journalism for 20 years, writing and editing in fields that have taken her from the depths of the oceans to the edges of the galaxy.
Dr. Warren M. Young
Warren M. Young, Professor of Astronomy at Youngstown State University, is a specialist in solar system astronomy and has sailed both hemispheres to point out the wonders of the skies to thousands of cruise passengers. His enthusiasm to communicate the wonders of the universe and his expertise combine to make everyone take notice of what's happening in the sky.

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Cruise-Only Rates - From $1288
Special 15% Savings - for a Spectacular Eclipse at Sea

Category Cabin Descriptions Brochure Rates Special Savings
SA* Deluxe Suites (Outside) $3205 $2724
SC Deluxe Suites (Outside) $2910 $2474
TA Deluxe Outside Cabins $2590 $2202
TB Deluxe Outside Cabins $2430 $2066
A Superior Outside Cabins $2385 $2027
B Standard Outside Cabins $2340 $1989
C* Outside Upper/Lower Cabins $2185 $1857
DA Special Inside Cabins $2185 $1857
D Superior Inside Cabins $2040 $1734
F* Standard Inside Cabins $1805 $1288
E Inside Upper/Lower Cabins $1515 $1288
Port Charges $195 $195

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