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Friday, March 20, 2015 at 11:50 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Sofia: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 10:42 AM

Maximum: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 11:50 AM

Ended: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 12:59 PM


Duration: 2 hours, 16 minutes

Location

March 20, 2015 — Total Solar Eclipse — Sofia

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Sofia, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
10:42 AM Mar 2011:50 AM Mar 2012:59 PM Mar 20
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Local times for eclipse in Sofia on Friday, March 20, 2015

EventTime in SofiaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 20 at 10:42 AM143°Southeast40.5°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 20 at 11:50 AM164°South-southeast46.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 20 at 12:59 PM190°South46.7°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Sofia (EET – Eastern European Time).

Eclipses visible in Sofia

Eclipse Visibility from SofiaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31LunarPenumbral
Total
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