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June 21, 2020 — Annular Solar Eclipse

Is this Annular Solar Eclipse visible in Washington DC?

What the eclipse will look like near the maximum point

The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like near the maximum point.

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Where to see the eclipse

Regions seeing at least a partial eclipse: South/East Europe, South/East Asia, North in Australia, Much of Africa, Pacific, Indian Ocean.

DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places 1 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places 2 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type 0: 0 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places 3 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type 0: 8018197c4
Expand for cities where annular eclipse is visible
DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type 1 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type 2 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type 3cnt:
    DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=0 cityid=3462 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Impfondo, Congo DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372395328 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Impfondo, Congo
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=1 cityid=4279 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Obo, Central African Republic DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372395392 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Obo, Central African Republic
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=2 cityid=4177 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Lalibela, Ethiopia DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372395520 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Lalibela, Ethiopia
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=3 cityid=672 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Sana, Yemen DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372395584 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Sana, Yemen
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=4 cityid=4117 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Bareta, Punjab, India DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372395648 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Bareta, Punjab, India
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=5 cityid=1860 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372395712 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=6 cityid=3634 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Tehri, Uttarakhand, India DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372395776 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Tehri, Uttarakhand, India
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=7 cityid=2004 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Xiamen, Fujian, China DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372395840 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Xiamen, Fujian, China
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type 3
DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places 4 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type 0: 80181990c
Expand for cities where partial eclipse is visible
DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type 1 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type 2 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type 3cnt:
    DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=0 cityid=694 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Bangui, Central African Republic DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372395904 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Bangui, Central African Republic
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=1 cityid=2171 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Juba, South Sudan DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372396032 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Juba, South Sudan
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=2 cityid=7 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Addis Ababa, Ethiopia DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372396096 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=3 cityid=118 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Khartoum, Sudan DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372396160 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Khartoum, Sudan
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=4 cityid=697 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Djibouti, Djibouti DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372396224 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Djibouti, Djibouti
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=5 cityid=700 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Asmara, Eritrea DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372396288 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Asmara, Eritrea
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=6 cityid=8 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Doha, Qatar DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372396352 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Doha, Qatar
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=7 cityid=776 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372396416 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=8 cityid=169 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Muscat, Oman DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372396544 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Muscat, Oman
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=9 cityid=106 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Islamabad, Pakistan DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372396608 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Islamabad, Pakistan
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=10 cityid=756 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Lahore, Pakistan DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372396672 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Lahore, Pakistan
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=11 cityid=176 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=New Delhi, Delhi, India DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372396736 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • New Delhi, Delhi, India
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=12 cityid=117 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Kathmandu, Nepal DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372396800 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=13 cityid=690 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Thimphu, Bhutan DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372396864 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Thimphu, Bhutan
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=14 cityid=918 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Lhasa, Tibet, China DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372396928 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Lhasa, Tibet, China
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=15 cityid=470 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Chongqing, Chongqing Municipality, China DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372396992 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Chongqing, Chongqing Municipality, China
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=16 cityid=95 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Hanoi, Vietnam DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372397056 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Hanoi, Vietnam
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=17 cityid=102 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Hong Kong, Hong Kong DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372397120 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=18 cityid=241 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Taipei, Taiwan DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372397184 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Taipei, Taiwan
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=19 cityid=91 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Hagåtña, Guam DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372397248 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Hagåtña, Guam
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type 3
DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places 5

Is this eclipse visible in Washington DC?

Solar Eclipse Path

Area seeing the annular solar eclipse.

More than 90% of the sun is covered.

Up to 90% of the sun is covered.

Up to 40% of the sun is covered.

Eclipse is not visible at all.

Shades of darkness

Night

Astronomical Twilight (Sun is 12 - 18 degrees below the horizon).

Nautical Twilight (Sun is 6 - 12 degrees below the horizon).

Civil Twilight (Sun is 0 - 6 degrees below the horizon).

Day

Area seeing the annular solar eclipse.

More than 90% of the sun is covered.

Up to 90% of the sun is covered.

Up to 40% of the sun is covered.

Eclipse is not visible at all.

Note: Percentage values (%) relate to moon coverage of the sun and depends on location. Visibility is weather permitting.

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.

EventUTC TimeTime in Washington DC*
First location to see partial eclipse beginJun 21 at 3:44 AMJun 20 at 11:44 PM
First location to see full Eclipse beginJun 21 at 4:46 AMJun 21 at 12:46 AM
Maximum EclipseJun 21 at 6:43 AMJun 21 at 2:43 AM
Last location to see full Eclipse endJun 21 at 8:31 AMJun 21 at 4:31 AM
Last location to see partial Eclipse endJun 21 at 9:32 AMJun 21 at 5:32 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.
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