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Flag for Romania January 15, 2010 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Bucharest, Romania

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Friday, January 15, 2010 at 8:14 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Bucharest: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 7:37 AM

Maximum: Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 8:14 AM

Ended: Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 8:53 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 16 minutes


January 15, 2010 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Bucharest

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The annular phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Bucharest, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covered only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

7:48 AM Jan 158:14 AM Jan 158:53 AM Jan 15
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Local times for eclipse in Bucharest on Friday, January 15, 2010

EventTime in BucharestDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 15 at 7:37 AM117°East-southeast1.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseJan 15 at 7:48 AM119°East-southeast0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 15 at 8:14 AM119°East-southeast0.2° below
Moon 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-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 15 at 8:53 AM131°Southeast8.7°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Times are local for Bucharest (EET – Eastern European Time).

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.

Eclipses visible in Bucharest

Eclipse Visibility from BucharestVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarPenumbral
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Bucharest, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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