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February 6, 2027 — 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: Much of Africa, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Antarctica.

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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=468 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=South Pole, Antarctica 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
  • South Pole, Antarctica
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=1 cityid=4109 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Esquel, Chubut, Argentina 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
  • Esquel, Chubut, Argentina
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=2 cityid=1077 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Viedma, Rio Negro, Argentina DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372395456 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Viedma, Rio Negro, Argentina
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=3 cityid=433 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Bahía Blanca, Buenos Aires, Argentina 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
  • Bahía Blanca, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=4 cityid=558 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina 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
  • Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=5 cityid=2453 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Maldonado, Uruguay 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
  • Maldonado, Uruguay
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=6 cityid=3239 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Rocha, Uruguay 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
  • Rocha, Uruguay
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=7 cityid=4 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Accra, Ghana 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
  • Accra, Ghana
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=8 cityid=3572 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Ibadan, Nigeria DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372395968 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Ibadan, Nigeria
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=9 cityid=1 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) 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
  • Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=10 cityid=125 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Lagos, Nigeria 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
  • Lagos, Nigeria
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=11 cityid=135 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Lome, Togo 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
  • Lome, Togo
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=12 cityid=1978 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Cotonou, Benin 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
  • Cotonou, Benin
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=13 cityid=203 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Porto Novo, Benin 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
  • Porto Novo, Benin
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=14 cityid=3747 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Abeokuta, Nigeria 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
  • Abeokuta, Nigeria
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=15 cityid=4153 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Bohicon, Benin 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
  • Bohicon, Benin
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type 3
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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=232 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Santiago, Chile DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372396480 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Santiago, Chile
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=1 cityid=51 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Buenos Aires, Argentina 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
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=2 cityid=163 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Montevideo, Uruguay 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
  • Montevideo, Uruguay
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=3 cityid=233 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil 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
  • São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=4 cityid=213 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 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
  • Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=5 cityid=699 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Malabo, Equatorial Guinea 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
  • Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=6 cityid=129 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Libreville, Gabon 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
  • Libreville, Gabon
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=7 cityid=2023 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Benin City, Nigeria 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
  • Benin City, Nigeria
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=8 cityid=733 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=São Tomé, Sao Tome and Principe 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
  • São Tomé, Sao Tome and Principe
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=9 cityid=180 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Niamey, Niger 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
  • Niamey, Niger
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=10 cityid=161 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Monrovia, Liberia DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372397312 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Monrovia, Liberia
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=11 cityid=3493 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Kumasi, Ghana DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372397376 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Kumasi, Ghana
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=12 cityid=4020 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Atakpamé, Togo DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372397440 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Atakpamé, Togo
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=13 cityid=935 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Yamoussoukro, Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372397504 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Yamoussoukro, Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=14 cityid=4155 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Savé, Benin DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372397632 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Savé, Benin
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=15 cityid=85 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Freetown, Sierra Leone DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372397696 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=16 cityid=3435 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Parakou, Benin DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372397760 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Parakou, Benin
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=17 cityid=3619 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Sokodé, Togo DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372397824 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Sokodé, Togo
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=18 cityid=67 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Conakry, Guinea DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372397888 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Conakry, Guinea
  • DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type E DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type i=19 cityid=186 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type B i=Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C1: glace=34372397952 DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type C DEBUG:C:world_maps-cont-print_places_for_type D
  • Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • 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 beginFeb 6 at 12:56 PMFeb 6 at 7:56 AM
First location to see full Eclipse beginFeb 6 at 2:02 PMFeb 6 at 9:02 AM
Maximum EclipseFeb 6 at 4:01 PMFeb 6 at 11:01 AM
Last location to see full Eclipse endFeb 6 at 5:53 PMFeb 6 at 12:53 PM
Last location to see partial Eclipse endFeb 6 at 7:00 PMFeb 6 at 2:00 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.
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