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Friday, March 20, 2015 at 1:18 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Najaf: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 1:04 PM

Maximum: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 1:18 PM

Ended: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 1:32 PM

Duration: 28 minutes


March 20, 2015 — Total Solar Eclipse — Najaf

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

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

1:04 PM Mar 201:18 PM Mar 201:32 PM Mar 20
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Local times for eclipse in Najaf on Friday, March 20, 2015

EventTime in NajafDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 20 at 1:04 PM205°South-southwest55.3°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 20 at 1:18 PM210°South-southwest53.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 20 at 1:32 PM215°Southwest52.3°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Najaf (AST – Arabia Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Najaf

Eclipse Visibility from NajafVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Najaf, or the path map image for global details.

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