Jun 10, 2021 Annular Solar Eclipse
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).
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Where to see the eclipse
Continents seeing at least a partial eclipse:
- Much of Europe
- Parts of Asia
- North in Africa
- Parts of North America
Annular eclipse visible in:
Locations near the shadow's path:
- Nipigon, Ontario, Canada
- Cape Dorset, Nunavut Territory, Canada
- Thule Air Base, Greenland
- Alert, Nunavut Territory, Canada
Partial eclipse visible in:
- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
- New York, New York, U.S.A.
- Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
- Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
- Montreal, Quebec, Canada
- Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
- Chibougamau, Quebec, Canada
- Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
- Washington DC, District of Columbia, U.S.A.
- Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.
- Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
- Nuuk, Greenland
- Coral Harbour, Nunavut Territory, Canada
- Baker Lake, Nunavut Territory, Canada
- Pond Inlet, Nunavut Territory, Canada
- Resolute Bay, Nunavut Territory, Canada
- Danmarkshavn, Greenland
- Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada
- Yakutsk, Russia
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||Jun 10 at 8:13 AM||Jun 10 at 4:13 AM|
|First location to see full Eclipse begin||Jun 10 at 9:51 AM||Jun 10 at 5:51 AM|
|Maximum Eclipse||Jun 10 at 10:43 AM||Jun 10 at 6:43 AM|
|Last location to see full Eclipse end||Jun 10 at 11:34 AM||Jun 10 at 7:34 AM|
|Last location to see partial Eclipse end||Jun 10 at 1:12 PM||Jun 10 at 9:12 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.
Eclipses during year 2021
- May 26, 2021 Partial Lunar Eclipse
- Jun 10, 2021 Annular Solar Eclipse (Currently shown)
- Nov 19, 2021 Partial Lunar Eclipse
- Dec 4, 2021 Total Solar Eclipse
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