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Flag for Bulgaria May 31, 2003 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Varna, Bulgaria

Max view in Varna
Saturday, May 31, 2003 at 6:06 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Varna: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Sat, May 31, 2003 at 5:11 AM

Maximum: Sat, May 31, 2003 at 6:06 AM

Ended: Sat, May 31, 2003 at 7:05 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 53 minutes


May 31, 2003 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Varna

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

5:32 AM May 316:06 AM May 317:05 AM May 31
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Local times for eclipse in Varna on Saturday, May 31, 2003

EventTime in VarnaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 31 at 5:11 AM55°Northeast2.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseMay 31 at 5:32 AM58°East-northeast0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 31 at 6:06 AM58°East-northeast0.2° 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 East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 31 at 7:05 AM74°East-northeast14.7°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Varna (EEST – Eastern European Summer 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 Varna

Eclipse Visibility from VarnaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
2002Jun 24 / Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 16LunarPartial
2003May 31SolarPartial
2003Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Varna, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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