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Friday, March 20, 2015 at 1:19 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Mosul: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 12:37 PM

Maximum: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 1:19 PM

Ended: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 2:01 PM

Duration: 1 hour, 24 minutes


March 20, 2015 — Total Solar Eclipse — Mosul

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

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

12:37 PM Mar 201:19 PM Mar 202:01 PM Mar 20
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Local times for eclipse in Mosul on Friday, March 20, 2015

EventTime in MosulDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 20 at 12:37 PM190°South53.1°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 20 at 1:19 PM206°South-southwest50.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 20 at 2:01 PM220°Southwest45.8°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Mosul (AST – Arabia Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Mosul

Eclipse Visibility from MosulVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
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