Nov 25, 2011 Partial Solar Eclipse
The last partial solar eclipse of 2011 occurs on November 25, 2011. This eclipse is the last of the four partial solar eclipses in 2011 that occur throughout the year.
What the eclipse would look like near the maximum point
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like near the maximum point of the eclipse (weather permitting).
Click the 'play' button to view the animation. The pause button can also be used to temporarily suspend the animation.
Where to see the eclipse
Continents seeing at least a partial eclipse:
- South in Australia
- South in Africa
- Indian Ocean
Total eclipse visible in:
Locations near the shadow's path:
Partial eclipse visible in:
- Worcester, South Africa
- Marion Island (Prince Edward Islands), South Africa
- King Edward Point, South Georgia/Sandwich Is.
- Mawson, Antarctica
- Davis, Antarctica
- McMurdo, Antarctica
- Casey, Antarctica
- Macquarie Island, Tasmania, Australia
- Blenheim, New Zealand
- Nelson, New Zealand
When the eclipse happens worldwideThe eclipse starts at one location and ends at another. The times below are actual times (in UTC) when the eclipse occurs.
|Event||UTC Time||Time in Washington DC*|
|First location to see partial eclipse begin||Nov 25 at 4:23 AM||Nov 24 at 11:23 PM|
|Maximum Eclipse||Nov 25 at 6:20 AM||Nov 25 at 1:20 AM|
|Last location to see partial Eclipse end||Nov 25 at 8:17 AM||Nov 25 at 3:17 AM|
* Local times shown do not refer to when the eclipse can be observed from Washington DC. Instead, they indicate the times when the eclipse begins, is at its max, and ends, somewhere else on earth. The corresponding local times are useful if you want to view the eclipse via a live webcam.
Eclipses viewable in Washington DC.
The November 25 partial solar eclipse is only visible from a limited area in the southern hemisphere. The lunar penumbra is centered near Antarctica, while its outermost edge passes over portions of New Zealand’s South Island, Tasmania, and the southernmost part of South Africa.
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