February 26, 2017 — Annular Solar Eclipse
Where to See the Eclipse
Regions seeing at least a partial eclipse: South/West Africa, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica.
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||Feb 26 at 12:10 PM||Feb 26 at 7:10 AM|
|First location to see full Eclipse begin||Feb 26 at 1:15 PM||Feb 26 at 8:15 AM|
|Maximum Eclipse||Feb 26 at 2:58 PM||Feb 26 at 9:58 AM|
|Last location to see full Eclipse end||Feb 26 at 4:31 PM||Feb 26 at 11:31 AM|
|Last location to see partial Eclipse end||Feb 26 at 5:35 PM||Feb 26 at 12:35 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.
Countdown until eclipse begins
Annular Solar Eclipse
Feb 26, 2017 at 12:10 PM UTC
Eclipses in Your City
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
Eclipses during year 2017
- Feb 10 / Feb 11, 2017 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
- Feb 26, 2017 – Annular Solar Eclipse (this page)
- Aug 7 / Aug 8, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse
- Aug 21, 2017 – Total Solar Eclipse