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Flag for Greenland March 20, 2015 — Total Solar Eclipse — Nuuk, Greenland (Godthåb)

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Friday, March 20, 2015 at 6:36 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Nuuk: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 5:37 AM

Maximum: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 6:36 AM

Ended: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 7:27 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes


March 20, 2015 — Total Solar Eclipse — Nuuk

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

6:28 AM Mar 206:36 AM Mar 207:27 AM Mar 20
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Local times for eclipse in Nuuk on Friday, March 20, 2015

EventTime in NuukDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 20 at 5:37 AM77°East-northeast6.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseMar 20 at 6:28 AM89°East0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 20 at 6:36 AM90°East0.5°
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 East for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 20 at 7:27 AM102°East-southeast5.7°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Times are local for Nuuk (WGT – West Greenland 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 Nuuk

Eclipse Visibility From NuukVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
2011Dec 10LunarPartial
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Jun 5VenusTransit
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
Note: Click on the date link for details in Nuuk, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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