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Flag for USA October 23, 2014 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Columbus, Ohio, USA

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Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 6:40 PM

Global Type: Partial Solar Eclipse

Columbus: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Oct 23, 2014 at 5:44 PM

Maximum: Thu, Oct 23, 2014 at 6:40 PM

Ended: Thu, Oct 23, 2014 at 7:44 PM

Duration: 1 hour, 59 minutes


October 23, 2014 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Columbus

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During this partial solar eclipse, the Moon covered only parts of the Sun, as seen from Columbus. There were no locations on Earth where the Sun appeared completely covered during this event.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

5:44 PM Oct 236:40 PM Oct 236:41 PM Oct 23
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Local times for eclipse in Columbus on Thursday, October 23, 2014

EventTime in ColumbusDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 23 at 5:44 PM246°West-southwest9.4°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseOct 23 at 6:40 PM255°West-southwest0.2° 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 West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
SunsetOct 23 at 6:41 PM255°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 23 at 7:44 PM265°West12.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Columbus (EDT – Eastern Daylight 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 and Transits Visible in Columbus

Eclipse Visibility From ColumbusVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarPenumbral
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Jun 5VenusTransit
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 24 / May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
Note: Click on the date link for details in Columbus, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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