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Flag for U.S.A. November 3, 2013 — Total Solar Eclipse — Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Max view in Boston
Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 6:19 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Boston: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Nov 3, 2013 at 5:17 AM

Maximum: Sun, Nov 3, 2013 at 6:19 AM

Ended: Sun, Nov 3, 2013 at 7:12 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes


November 3, 2013 — Total Solar Eclipse — Boston

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

6:19 AM Nov 36:19 AM Nov 37:12 AM Nov 3
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Local times for eclipse in Boston on Sunday, November 3, 2013

EventTime in BostonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 3 at 5:17 AM100°East11.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseNov 3 at 6:19 AM110°East-southeast0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseNov 3 at 6:19 AM110°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 endsNov 3 at 7:12 AM119°East-southeast8.2°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Times are local for Boston (EST – Eastern Standard 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 Boston

Eclipse Visibility from BostonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarPenumbral
2012Jun 4LunarPenumbral
2013May 24 / May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Boston, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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