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Eclipse visible in Zürich – Aug 12, 2026 Total Solar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like in in Zürich (weather permitting).

The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Zürich, 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 Aug 12, 2026 Total Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Zürich 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 ZürichDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 12 at 7:24 PM279°West11.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseAug 12 at 8:17 PM289°West-northwest3.1° 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.
SunsetAug 12 at 8:41 PM293°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 12 at 9:08 PM293°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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.

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

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Sep 18, 2024LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 14, 2025LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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