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Friday, March 20, 2015 at 9:42 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Tórshavn: Total Solar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 8:39 AM

Maximum: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 9:42 AM

Ended: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 10:47 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 9 minutes


Upcoming Eclipse: April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse is not visible in Tórshavn. See animation and where it can be seen

March 20, 2015 — Total Solar Eclipse — Tórshavn

Animation: How the Total Solar Eclipse Looked

This total solar eclipse was fully visible in Tórshavn. This was a rare and spectacular event that could only be experienced along a relatively narrow strip on the Earth's surface. The eclipse was also visible in other areas, but the Moon did not cover the Sun completely there.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

8:39 AM Mar 209:42 AM Mar 2010:47 AM Mar 20
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Local times for eclipse in Tórshavn on Friday, March 20, 2015

EventTime in TórshavnDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 20 at 8:39 AM118°East-southeast14.0°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Full Eclipse beginsMar 20 at 9:41 AM133°Southeast19.9°
The Sun becomes totally eclipsed.
Maximum EclipseMar 20 at 9:42 AM134°Southeast20.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Full Eclipse endsMar 20 at 9:43 AM134°Southeast20.0°
The total eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 20 at 10:47 AM151°South-southeast24.7°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Tórshavn (WET – Western European Time).

Eclipses visible in Tórshavn

Eclipse Visibility from TórshavnVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Tórshavn, or the path map image for global details.

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