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Friday, March 20, 2015 at 9:35 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Edinburgh: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 8:30 AM

Maximum: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 9:35 AM

Ended: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 10:44 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 13 minutes


Upcoming Eclipse: April 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse is not visible in Edinburgh. See animation and where it can be seen

March 20, 2015 — Total Solar Eclipse — Edinburgh

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

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

8:30 AM Mar 209:35 AM Mar 2010:44 AM Mar 20
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Local times for eclipse in Edinburgh on Friday, March 20, 2015

EventTime in EdinburghDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 20 at 8:30 AM118°East-southeast17.6°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 20 at 9:35 AM134°Southeast24.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 20 at 10:44 AM152°South-southeast30.7°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Edinburgh (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

Eclipses visible in Edinburgh

Eclipse Visibility from EdinburghVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Edinburgh, or the path map image for global details.

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