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Friday, March 20, 2015 at 10:36 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Leiden: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 9:29 AM

Maximum: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 10:36 AM

Ended: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 11:47 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 18 minutes


March 20, 2015 — Total Solar Eclipse — Leiden

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

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

9:29 AM Mar 2010:36 AM Mar 2011:47 AM Mar 20
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Local times for eclipse in Leiden on Friday, March 20, 2015

EventTime in LeidenDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 20 at 9:29 AM124°Southeast23.2°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 20 at 10:36 AM141°Southeast30.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 20 at 11:47 AM161°South-southeast36.1°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Leiden (CET – Central European Time).

Eclipses visible in Leiden

Eclipse Visibility from LeidenVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Leiden, or the path map image for global details.

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