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Friday, March 20, 2015 at 7:31 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Thule Air Base: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 6:00 AM

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

Ended: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 7:48 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 48 minutes


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

March 20, 2015 — Total Solar Eclipse — Thule Air Base

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

7:30 AM Mar 207:31 AM Mar 207:48 AM Mar 20
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Local times for eclipse in Thule Air Base on Friday, March 20, 2015

EventTime in Thule Air BaseDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 20 at 6:00 AM66°East-northeast5.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseMar 20 at 7:30 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 7:48 AM92°East0.7°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Times are local for Thule Air Base (ADT – Atlantic Daylight 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 Thule Air Base

Eclipse Visibility from Thule Air BaseVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Thule Air Base, or the path map image for global details.

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