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Flag for Belgium January 4, 2011 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Brussels, Belgium

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Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at 9:14 AM

Global Type: Partial Solar Eclipse

Brussels: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 8:00 AM

Maximum: Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 9:14 AM

Ended: Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 10:36 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 36 minutes


January 4, 2011 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Brussels

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

8:44 AM Jan 49:14 AM Jan 410:36 AM Jan 4
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Local times for eclipse in Brussels on Tuesday, January 4, 2011

EventTime in BrusselsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 4 at 8:00 AM118°East-southeast6.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseJan 4 at 8:44 AM126°Southeast0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 4 at 9:14 AM126°Southeast0.2° below
Moon 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 AM149°South-southeast11.0°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Brussels (CET – Central European Time).

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.

Eclipses visible in Brussels

Eclipse Visibility from BrusselsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Brussels, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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