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Flag for Finland January 4, 2011 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Rovaniemi, Finland

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Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at 10:56 AM

Global Type: Partial Solar Eclipse

Rovaniemi: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 9:39 AM

Maximum: Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 10:56 AM

Ended: Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 12:15 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 36 minutes


January 4, 2011 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Rovaniemi

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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 Rovaniemi. There were no locations on Earth where the Sun appeared completely covered during this event. The Moon covered only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

10:52 AM Jan 410:56 AM Jan 412:15 PM Jan 4
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Local times for eclipse in Rovaniemi on Tuesday, January 4, 2011

EventTime in RovaniemiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 4 at 9:39 AM143°Southeast2.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseJan 4 at 10:52 AM159°South-southeast0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 4 at 10:56 AM160°South-southeast0.1° 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 South-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 4 at 12:15 PM179°South1.1°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Times are local for Rovaniemi (EET – Eastern European 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 Rovaniemi

Eclipse Visibility From RovaniemiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
2011Jun 1 / Jun 2SolarPartial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Jun 6VenusTransit
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
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