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Flag for Cabo Verde March 20, 2015 — Total Solar Eclipse — Praia, Cabo Verde

Max view in Praia
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, 15 minutes


March 20, 2015 — Total Solar Eclipse — Praia

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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°East0.6°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximum EclipseMar 20 at 7:19 AM93°East9.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 20 at 7:58 AM95°East18.5°
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
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
2013Apr 25LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Praia, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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