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Friday, March 20, 2015 at 10:35 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Mechelen: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 9:28 AM

Maximum: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 10:35 AM

Ended: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 11:46 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 18 minutes


March 20, 2015 — Total Solar Eclipse — Mechelen

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Mechelen, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covered only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

9:28 AM Mar 2010:35 AM Mar 2011:46 AM Mar 20
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Local times for eclipse in Mechelen on Friday, March 20, 2015

EventTime in MechelenDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 20 at 9:28 AM123°East-southeast23.7°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 20 at 10:35 AM140°Southeast31.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 20 at 11:46 AM160°South-southeast37.1°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Mechelen (CET – Central European Time).

Eclipses visible in Mechelen

Eclipse Visibility from MechelenVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Mechelen, or the path map image for global details.

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