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Flag for Norway March 20, 2015 — Total Solar Eclipse — Barentsburg, Svalbard, Norway

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Friday, March 20, 2015 at 11:11 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Barentsburg: Total Solar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 10:11 AM

Maximum: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 11:11 AM

Ended: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 12:11 PM

Duration: 2 hours


March 20, 2015 — Total Solar Eclipse — Barentsburg

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This total solar eclipse was fully visible in Barentsburg. This was a rare and spectacular event that could only be experienced along a relatively narrow strip on the Earth's surface. The eclipse was also visible in other areas, but the Moon did not cover the Sun completely there.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

10:11 AM Mar 2011:11 AM Mar 2012:11 PM Mar 20
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Local times for eclipse in Barentsburg on Friday, March 20, 2015

EventTime in BarentsburgDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 20 at 10:11 AM150°South-southeast10.2°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Full Eclipse beginsMar 20 at 11:10 AM165°South-southeast11.4°
The Sun becomes totally eclipsed.
Maximum EclipseMar 20 at 11:11 AM165°South-southeast11.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Full Eclipse endsMar 20 at 11:12 AM165°South-southeast11.4°
The total eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 20 at 12:11 PM180°South11.8°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Barentsburg (CET – Central European Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Barentsburg

Eclipse Visibility From BarentsburgVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 1 / Jun 2SolarPartial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 21SolarPartial
2012Jun 6VenusTransit
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2015Mar 20SolarTotal
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
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