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Friday, March 20, 2015 at 9:30 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Belfast: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 8:26 AM

Maximum: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 9:30 AM

Ended: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 10:39 AM


Duration: 2 hours, 13 minutes

Location

March 20, 2015 — Total Solar Eclipse — Belfast

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Belfast, 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

StartMaxEnd
8:26 AM Mar 209:30 AM Mar 2010:39 AM Mar 20
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Local times for eclipse in Belfast on Friday, March 20, 2015

EventTime in BelfastDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 20 at 8:26 AM115°East-southeast16.2°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 20 at 9:30 AM129°Southeast24.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 20 at 10:39 AM147°South-southeast30.7°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Belfast (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

Eclipses visible in Belfast

Eclipse Visibility from BelfastVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
Partial
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
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