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Eclipse visible in Brussels – January 4, 2011 — Partial Solar Eclipse

The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Brussels

During this partial solar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Brussels. There are no locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.

More about the January 4, 2011 — Partial Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Brussels on Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in BrusselsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 4 at 8:00 AM118°East-southeast6.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseJan 4 at 8:43 AM126°Southeast0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 4 at 9:14 AM126°Southeast0.2° belowEclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Since the Sun is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to Southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 4 at 10:36 AM150°South-southeast11.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon leaves the Sun's edge.

This eclipse is in progress during sunrise or sunset, so the Sun is displayed only partly in some phases, according to its altitude below the horizon. The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Times are local for Brussels (CET - Central European Time).

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Mar 14 / Mar 15, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Mar 3 / Mar 4, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 21, 2008LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 1, 2008SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16 / Aug 17, 2008LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 6, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 31, 2009LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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Jun 15 / Jun 16, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Mar 20, 2015SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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