October 23, 2014 — Partial Solar Eclipse
The partial solar eclipse on October 23, 2014 will be visible from many parts of the United States and Canada.
Where to see the eclipse
Regions seeing at least a partial eclipse: East in Asia, Much of North America, Pacific, Atlantic.
The eclipse will begin near the Kamchatka Peninsula in eastern Sibera at 19:38 (7:38 pm) UTC. As it moves east, much of North America will be able to see a partial solar eclipse. The maximum eclipse will take place at 21:45 (9:45 pm) UTC over Canada's Nunavut Territory near Prince of Wales Island.
The eclipse will end at 23:52 (11:52 pm) UTC.
When the eclipse happens worldwide
The 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||Oct 23 at 7:38 PM||Oct 23 at 3:38 PM|
|Maximum Eclipse||Oct 23 at 9:45 PM||Oct 23 at 5:45 PM|
|Last location to see partial Eclipse end||Oct 23 at 11:52 PM||Oct 23 at 7:52 PM|
* 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 visible in Washington DC.
Eclipses visible from your city
Eclipses during year 2014
- Apr 15, 2014 – Total Lunar Eclipse
- Apr 29, 2014 – Annular Solar Eclipse
- Oct 8, 2014 – Total Lunar Eclipse
- Oct 23, 2014 – Partial Solar Eclipse (this page)
Eclipses during year 2015
- Mar 20, 2015 – Total Solar Eclipse
- Apr 4, 2015 – Partial Lunar Eclipse
- Sep 13, 2015 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- Sep 28, 2015 – Total Lunar Eclipse