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Friday, March 20, 2015 at 3:36 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Aktau: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 2:45 PM

Maximum: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 3:36 PM

Ended: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 4:25 PM

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes


March 20, 2015 — Total Solar Eclipse — Aktau

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

2:45 PM Mar 203:36 PM Mar 204:25 PM Mar 20
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Local times for eclipse in Aktau on Friday, March 20, 2015

EventTime in AktauDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 20 at 2:45 PM202°South-southwest43.9°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 20 at 3:36 PM218°Southwest39.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 20 at 4:25 PM231°Southwest33.0°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Aktau (AQTT – Aqtobe Time).

Eclipses visible in Aktau

Eclipse Visibility from AktauVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
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