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Eclipse visible in Alert – March 20, 2015 — Total Solar Eclipse

The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Alert

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

The Moon covers a large portion of the Sun, so this is still a spectacular sight.

More about the March 20, 2015 — Total Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Alert on Friday, March 20, 2015

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 AlertDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 20 at 5:09 AM74°East-northeast1.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseMar 20 at 5:56 AM85°East0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 20 at 6:04 AM85°East0.2° belowEclipse as seen from earthMoon 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 for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 20 at 6:59 AM101°East1.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.

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 Alert (EDT - Eastern Daylight Time).

Other eclipses visible in Alert

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in AlertLooks like in AlertPath of the eclipse
Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 1, 2011SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 20, 2012SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 18, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 8, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 20, 2015SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 27 / Sep 28, 2015LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 10, 2017LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 21, 2017SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 11, 2018SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 20 / Jan 21, 2019LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 10, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 4 / Jul 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 30, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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