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Friday, March 20, 2015 at 7:49 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Ponta Delgada: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 6:53 AM

Maximum: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 7:49 AM

Ended: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 8:50 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 57 minutes


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

March 20, 2015 — Total Solar Eclipse — Ponta Delgada

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Ponta Delgada, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

6:53 AM Mar 207:49 AM Mar 208:50 AM Mar 20
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Local times for eclipse in Ponta Delgada on Friday, March 20, 2015

EventTime in Ponta DelgadaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 20 at 6:53 AM91°East1.1°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximum EclipseMar 20 at 7:49 AM100°East11.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 20 at 8:50 AM110°East-southeast23.5°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Ponta Delgada (AZOT – Azores Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Ponta Delgada

Eclipse Visibility from Ponta DelgadaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Ponta Delgada, or the path map image for global details.

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