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Eclipse visible in Bucharest – May 31, 2003 Annular Solar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like in Bucharest (weather permitting).

The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Bucharest, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

More about the May 31, 2003 Annular Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Bucharest on Saturday, May 31, 2003

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in BucharestDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial eclipse beginsMay 31 at 5:15 AM54°Northeast2.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseMay 31 at 5:34 AM58°East-northeast0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 31 at 6:10 AM58°East-northeast0.2° belowEclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Since the Sun is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 31 at 7:09 AM74°East-northeast14.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon leaves the Sun's edge.

This eclipse is in progress during sunrise or sunset, so the Sun is displayed only partly in some phases, according to its altitude below the horizon. The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Times are local for Bucharest (EEST - Eastern European Summer Time).

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Mar 13, 1998LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Jan 31, 1999LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 11, 1999SolarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 21, 2000LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 9 / Jan 10, 2001LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 24 / Jun 25, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 20, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 16, 2003LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 31, 2003SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 9, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 4 / May 5, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 3, 2005SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 14 / Mar 15, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 29, 2006SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3 / Mar 4, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 21, 2008LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 1, 2008SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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