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Friday, March 20, 2015 at 8:39 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

El Aaiún: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 7:45 AM

Maximum: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 8:39 AM

Ended: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 9:38 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 53 minutes


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

March 20, 2015 — Total Solar Eclipse — El Aaiún

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

7:45 AM Mar 208:39 AM Mar 209:38 AM Mar 20
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Local times for eclipse in El Aaiún on Friday, March 20, 2015

EventTime in El AaiúnDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 20 at 7:45 AM96°East10.2°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMar 20 at 8:39 AM102°East-southeast22.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 20 at 9:38 AM111°East-southeast34.6°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for El Aaiún (WET – Western European Time).

Eclipses visible in El Aaiún

Eclipse Visibility from El AaiúnVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in El Aaiún, or the path map image for global details.

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