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Friday, March 20, 2015 at 11:12 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Longyearbyen: Total Solar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 10:12 AM

Maximum: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 11:12 AM

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

Duration: 2 hours


Upcoming Eclipse: April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse is not visible in Longyearbyen. See animation and where it can be seen

March 20, 2015 — Total Solar Eclipse — Longyearbyen

Animation: How the Total Solar Eclipse Looked

This total solar eclipse was fully visible in Longyearbyen. 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

10:12 AM Mar 2011:12 AM Mar 2012:12 PM Mar 20
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Local times for eclipse in Longyearbyen on Friday, March 20, 2015

EventTime in LongyearbyenDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 20 at 10:12 AM152°South-southeast10.3°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Full Eclipse beginsMar 20 at 11:11 AM167°South-southeast11.4°
The Sun becomes totally eclipsed.
Maximum EclipseMar 20 at 11:12 AM167°South-southeast11.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Full Eclipse endsMar 20 at 11:13 AM167°South-southeast11.4°
The total eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 20 at 12:12 PM182°South11.7°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Longyearbyen (CET – Central European Time).

Eclipses visible in Longyearbyen

Eclipse Visibility from LongyearbyenVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Longyearbyen, or the path map image for global details.

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