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Flag for Greenland March 20, 2015 — Total Solar Eclipse — Qaanaaq, Greenland (Thule)

Max view in Qaanaaq
Friday, March 20, 2015 at 7:31 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Qaanaaq: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 6:02 AM

Maximum: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 7:31 AM

Ended: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 7:50 AM


Duration: 1 hour, 48 minutes

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March 20, 2015 — Total Solar Eclipse — Qaanaaq

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Qaanaaq, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

SunriseMaxEnd
7:31 AM Mar 207:31 AM Mar 207:50 AM Mar 20
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Local times for eclipse in Qaanaaq on Friday, March 20, 2015

EventTime in QaanaaqDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 20 at 6:02 AM65°East-northeast5.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseMar 20 at 7:31 AM87°East0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 20 at 7:31 AM87°East0.2° 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 East for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 20 at 7:50 AM92°East0.6°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Times are local for Qaanaaq (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 visible in Qaanaaq

Eclipse Visibility from QaanaaqVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
Partial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012May 20SolarPartial
Annular
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 15LunarPartial
Total
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Qaanaaq, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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