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Flag for Russia August 12, 2026 — Total Solar Eclipse — Moscow, Russia (Moskva)

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Wednesday, August 12, 2026 at 8:11 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Moscow: Partial Solar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, Aug 12, 2026 at 8:03 PM

Maximum: Wed, Aug 12, 2026 at 8:11 PM

Ends: Wed, Aug 12, 2026 at 9:40 PM

Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes


August 12, 2026 — Total Solar Eclipse — Moscow

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The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Moscow, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covers only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

8:03 PM Aug 128:11 PM Aug 128:12 PM Aug 12
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Local times for eclipse in Moscow on Wednesday, August 12, 2026

EventTime in MoscowDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 12 at 8:03 PM297°West-northwest0.7°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximum EclipseAug 12 at 8:11 PM298°West-northwest0.1° below
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
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.
SunsetAug 12 at 8:12 PM298°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 12 at 9:40 PM298°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Moscow (MSK – Moscow Standard 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 Moscow

Eclipse Visibility from MoscowVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10 / Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 5 / Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 21SolarPartial
2021Jun 10SolarPartial
2022Oct 25SolarPartial
2023May 5LunarPenumbral
2023Oct 28 / Oct 29LunarPartial
2024Sep 18LunarPartial
2025Mar 29SolarPartial
2025Sep 7LunarTotal
2026Aug 12SolarPartial
2026Aug 28LunarPenumbral
2027Feb 21LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 2SolarPartial
2028Jan 12LunarPartial
2028Jul 6LunarPartial
2028Dec 31LunarTotal
2029Jun 12SolarPartial
2029Jun 26LunarPenumbral
2029Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Moscow, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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