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Friday, March 20, 2015 at 8:21 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Dakar: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 7:44 AM

Maximum: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 8:21 AM

Ended: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 9:00 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 17 minutes


March 20, 2015 — Total Solar Eclipse — Dakar

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

7:44 AM Mar 208:21 AM Mar 209:00 AM Mar 20
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Local times for eclipse in Dakar on Friday, March 20, 2015

EventTime in DakarDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 20 at 7:44 AM92°East6.8°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Maximum EclipseMar 20 at 8:21 AM94°East15.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 20 at 9:00 AM97°East25.2°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Dakar (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

Eclipses visible in Dakar

Eclipse Visibility from DakarVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Dakar, or the path map image for global details.

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