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Friday, March 20, 2015 at 7:19 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Praia: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 6:42 AM

Maximum: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 7:19 AM

Ended: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 7:58 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 16 minutes


March 20, 2015 — Total Solar Eclipse — Praia

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

6:42 AM Mar 207:19 AM Mar 207:58 AM Mar 20
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Local times for eclipse in Praia on Friday, March 20, 2015

EventTime in PraiaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 20 at 6:42 AM90°East0.9°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximum EclipseMar 20 at 7:19 AM93°East9.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 20 at 7:58 AM95°East18.9°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Praia (CVT – Cape Verde Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Praia

Eclipse Visibility from PraiaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Praia, or the path map image for global details.

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