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Friday, March 20, 2015 at 11:57 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Istanbul: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 10:53 AM

Maximum: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 11:57 AM

Ended: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 1:02 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 9 minutes


March 20, 2015 — Total Solar Eclipse — Istanbul

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

10:53 AM Mar 2011:57 AM Mar 201:02 PM Mar 20
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Local times for eclipse in Istanbul on Friday, March 20, 2015

EventTime in IstanbulDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 20 at 10:53 AM152°South-southeast45.2°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 20 at 11:57 AM175°South48.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 20 at 1:02 PM199°South-southwest47.1°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Istanbul (EET – Eastern European Time).

Eclipses visible in Istanbul

Eclipse Visibility from IstanbulVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPenumbral
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