Solar Eclipse of 20 March 2015
On 20 March 2015, Europe experienced a partial solar eclipse from 07:41 UTC to 11:50 UTC.
A solar eclipse happens when the moon passes betweeen the sun and the Earth, thus blocking sunlight.
Our Meteosat-10 satellite captured the solar eclipse in the form of a shadow moving over Europe, as seen in the animation and in the picture below.
The next solar eclipse will be captured by our new satellite MSG-4, expected to be launched this summer.