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Flag for Latvia January 4, 2011 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Riga, Latvia

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Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at 10:46 AM

Global Type: Partial Solar Eclipse

Riga: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 9:24 AM

Maximum: Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 10:46 AM

Ended: Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 12:11 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 47 minutes


January 4, 2011 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Riga

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During this partial solar eclipse, the Moon covered only parts of the Sun, as seen from Riga. There were no locations on Earth where the Sun appeared completely covered during this event. The Moon covered only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

9:24 AM Jan 410:46 AM Jan 412:11 PM Jan 4
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Local times for eclipse in Riga on Tuesday, January 4, 2011

EventTime in RigaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 4 at 9:24 AM138°Southeast1.8°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Maximum EclipseJan 4 at 10:46 AM156°South-southeast7.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southeast.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 4 at 12:11 PM176°South10.3°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Riga (EET – Eastern European Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Riga

Eclipse Visibility from RigaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarPartial
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
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