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Friday, March 20, 2015 at 8:20 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Farafenni: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 7:45 AM

Maximum: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 8:20 AM

Ended: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 8:57 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 12 minutes


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

March 20, 2015 — Total Solar Eclipse — Farafenni

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Farafenni, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covered only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

7:45 AM Mar 208:20 AM Mar 208:57 AM Mar 20
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Local times for eclipse in Farafenni on Friday, March 20, 2015

EventTime in FarafenniDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 20 at 7:45 AM92°East9.0°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Maximum EclipseMar 20 at 8:20 AM95°East17.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 20 at 8:57 AM97°East26.3°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Farafenni (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

Eclipses visible in Farafenni

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

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