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Flag for Greece March 29, 2006 — Total Solar Eclipse — Athens, Greece

Max view in Athens
Wednesday, March 29, 2006 at 1:47 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Athens: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Wed, Mar 29, 2006 at 12:30 PM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 29, 2006 at 1:47 PM

Ended: Wed, Mar 29, 2006 at 3:03 PM


Duration: 2 hours, 33 minutes

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March 29, 2006 — Total Solar Eclipse — Athens

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The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Athens, 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

StartMaxEnd
12:30 PM Mar 291:47 PM Mar 293:03 PM Mar 29
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Local times for eclipse in Athens on Wednesday, March 29, 2006

EventTime in AthensDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 29 at 12:30 PM155°South-southeast52.8°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 29 at 1:47 PM187°South55.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 29 at 3:03 PM218°Southwest49.4°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Athens (EEST – Eastern European Summer Time).

Eclipses visible in Athens

Eclipse Visibility from AthensVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
Total
2002Jun 24 / Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 16LunarPartial
Total
2003May 31SolarPartial
Annular
2003Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
Annular
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
Total
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
Partial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
Total
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
Partial
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Partial
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