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Eclipse visible in Paris – August 12, 2026 — Total Solar Eclipse

The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Paris

The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Paris, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

The Moon covers a large portion of the Sun, so this is still a spectacular sight.

More about the August 12, 2026 — Total Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Paris on Wednesday, August 12, 2026

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in ParisDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 12 at 7:22 PM274°West16.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseAug 12 at 8:17 PM284°West-northwest7.5° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 12 at 9:09 PM294°West-northwest0.1° belowEclipse as seen from earthThe Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
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-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Times are local for Paris (CEST - Central European Summer Time).

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Mar 14, 2025LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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