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Flag for United Kingdom April 8, 2024 — Total Solar Eclipse — Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Max view in Belfast
Monday, April 8, 2024 at 8:11 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Belfast: Partial Solar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Apr 8, 2024 at 7:55 PM

Maximum: Mon, Apr 8, 2024 at 8:11 PM

Ends: Mon, Apr 8, 2024 at 9:35 PM


Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

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April 8, 2024 — Total Solar Eclipse — Belfast

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxSunset
7:55 PM Apr 88:11 PM Apr 88:14 PM Apr 8
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Local times for eclipse in Belfast on Monday, April 8, 2024

EventTime in BelfastDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 8 at 7:55 PM280°West2.2°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximum EclipseApr 8 at 8:11 PM284°West-northwest0.1°
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.
SunsetApr 8 at 8:14 PM284°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 8 at 9:35 PM284°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Belfast (BST – British Summer 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 Belfast

Eclipse Visibility from BelfastVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jun 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2021Jun 10SolarPartial
Annular
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
Partial
2022May 16LunarTotal
Total
2022Oct 25SolarPartial
Partial
2023Oct 28LunarPartial
Partial
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2024Apr 8SolarPartial
Total
2024Sep 18LunarPartial
Partial
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
Total
2025Mar 29SolarPartial
Partial
2025Sep 7LunarPartial
Total
2026Aug 12SolarPartial
Total
2026Aug 28LunarPartial
Partial
2027Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2027Aug 2SolarPartial
Total
2028Jan 12LunarPartial
Partial
2028Jan 26SolarPartial
Annular
2028Dec 31LunarTotal
Total
2029Jun 26LunarTotal
Total
2029Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Belfast, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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