Friday, 17 June 2016

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Solar Eclipse June 17th 1433 The Black Hour Eclipse 

Another eclipse seen from Scotland, this one was on June 17th 1433, the eclipse was also seen in north east England and into parts of Yorkshire. Over Scotland this was another long eclipse lasting 4 minutes and 38 seconds.

One of the most celebrated eclipses in the Middle Ages was called the "Black Hour". It happened in Scotland and it has been said that darkness came about 3 pm.

The eclipse was also visible from north east; in Sunderland it would have been visible for 3 minutes and 14 seconds and even in Scarborough in Yorkshire totality lasted for 2 minutes and 46 seconds.

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