July 1, 2011 — Partial Solar Eclipse
The July 1 partial solar eclipse occurs only one lunation after the last partial solar eclipse. Unfortunately this eclipse is not visible for most of the world. This eclipse is the third of four partial solar eclipses that occur throughout the year.
Where the Eclipse Was Seen
Regions that saw at least a partial eclipse: Atlantic, Indian Ocean.
The partial solar eclipse on July 1, 2011, is only visible if you are on the coast of Antarctica, where the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet. This eclipse occurs only one month after the June 1 partial solar eclipse. The lunar penumbra briefly touches the globe off Lutzow-Holm bay, which is on the coast of Antarctica. A partial solar eclipse occurs when the moon’s shadow misses the Earth but passes very close to it.
Unfortunately, this eclipse did not pass over any major population centers
When the Eclipse Happened Worldwide
The eclipse started at one location and ended at another. The times below are actual times (in UTC) when the eclipse occurred.
|Event||UTC Time||Time in Washington DC*|
|First location to see partial eclipse begin||Jul 1 at 7:53 AM||Jul 1 at 3:53 AM|
|Maximum Eclipse||Jul 1 at 8:38 AM||Jul 1 at 4:38 AM|
|Last location to see partial Eclipse end||Jul 1 at 9:22 AM||Jul 1 at 5:22 AM|
* Local times shown do not refer to when the eclipse could be observed from Washington DC. Instead, they indicate the times when the eclipse began, was at its max, and ended, somewhere else on earth. The corresponding local times are useful if you wanted to view the eclipse via a live webcam.
Eclipses visible in Washington DC.
Eclipses in Your City
Eclipses during year 2011
- Jan 4, 2011 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- Jun 1, 2011 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- Jun 15 / Jun 16, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse
- Jul 1, 2011 – Partial Solar Eclipse (this page)
- Nov 25, 2011 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- Dec 10 / Dec 11, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse
Eclipses during year 2015
- Mar 20, 2015 – Total Solar Eclipse
- Apr 4, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse
- Sep 13, 2015 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- Sep 27 / Sep 28, 2015 — Total Lunar Eclipse
Eclipses during year 2016
- Mar 8 / Mar 9, 2016 – Total Solar Eclipse
- Mar 23, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
- Sep 1, 2016 – Annular Solar Eclipse
- Sep 16 / Sep 17, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse