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Flag for Faroe Islands June 1, 2011 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Tórshavn, Faroe Islands

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Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at 10:54 PM

Global Type: Partial Solar Eclipse

Tórshavn: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 10:07 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 10:54 PM

Ended: Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 11:41 PM

Duration: 1 hour, 33 minutes


June 1, 2011 – June 2, 2011 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Tórshavn

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Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

During this partial solar eclipse, the Moon covered only parts of the Sun, as seen from Tórshavn. There were no locations on Earth where the Sun appeared completely covered during this event.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

10:07 PM Jun 110:54 PM Jun 110:56 PM Jun 1
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Local times for eclipse in Tórshavn on Wednesday, June 1, 2011

EventTime in TórshavnDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 1 at 10:07 PM315°Northwest3.0°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northwest.
Maximum EclipseJun 1 at 10:54 PM326°Northwest0.1° 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 Northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
SunsetJun 1 at 10:56 PM326°Northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJun 1 at 11:41 PM336°North-northwest2.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Tórshavn (WEST – Western 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 and Transits Visible in Tórshavn

Eclipse Visibility From TórshavnVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarPenumbral
2011Dec 10LunarPartial
2012Jun 6VenusTransit
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarPenumbral
2015Mar 20SolarTotal
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarPartial
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
Note: Click on the date link for details in Tórshavn, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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