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

Max view in Longyearbyen
Friday, March 20, 2015 at 11:11 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Longyearbyen: 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 12:12 PM


Duration: 2 hours

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March 20, 2015 — Total Solar Eclipse — Longyearbyen

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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

StartMaxEnd
10:11 AM Mar 2011:11 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 10:11 AM151°South-southeast10.2°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Full Eclipse beginsMar 20 at 11:10 AM166°South-southeast11.3°
The Sun becomes totally eclipsed.
Maximum EclipseMar 20 at 11:11 AM166°South-southeast11.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Full Eclipse endsMar 20 at 11:13 AM167°South-southeast11.3°
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
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 1 / Jun 2SolarPartial
Partial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012May 21SolarPartial
Annular
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2015Mar 20SolarTotal
Total
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
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