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Flag for U.S.A. October 23, 2014 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A.

Max view in Minneapolis
Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 5:35 PM

Global Type: Partial Solar Eclipse

Minneapolis: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Oct 23, 2014 at 4:22 PM

Maximum: Thu, Oct 23, 2014 at 5:35 PM

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

Duration: 2 hours, 17 minutes


October 23, 2014 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Minneapolis

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Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

During this partial solar eclipse, the Moon covered only parts of the Sun, as seen from Minneapolis. 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

4:22 PM Oct 235:35 PM Oct 236:14 PM Oct 23
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Local times for eclipse in Minneapolis on Thursday, October 23, 2014

EventTime in MinneapolisDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 23 at 4:22 PM233°Southwest16.9°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseOct 23 at 5:35 PM247°West-southwest5.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
SunsetOct 23 at 6:14 PM254°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 23 at 6:40 PM254°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Minneapolis (CDT – Central 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 visible in Minneapolis

Eclipse Visibility from MinneapolisVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarPartial
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Minneapolis, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100