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Eclipse visible in Sofia – Jan 15, 2010 Annular Solar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like in in Sofia (weather permitting).

The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Sofia, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

The Moon covers only a small portion of the Sun.

More about the Jan 15, 2010 Annular Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Sofia on Friday, January 15, 2010

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 SofiaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 15 at 7:26 AM114°East-southeast5.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseJan 15 at 7:53 AM119°East-southeast0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 15 at 8:08 AM119°East-southeast0.2° belowEclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun near horizon, must have completely free sight or higher up than the surroundings.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 15 at 8:52 AM129°Southeast8.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.

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 Sofia (EET - Eastern European Time).

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
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Looks like in
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Path of the eclipse
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Sep 7, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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
Feb 9, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 6, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 31, 2009LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 15, 2010SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 4, 2011SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 15 / Jun 16, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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