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October 25, 2022 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Colombo, Sri Lanka

Oct 25, 2022 at 5:50 pm
Max at Sunrise in Colombo
Global Event: Partial Solar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Solar Eclipse, in Colombo
Begins: Tue, Oct 25, 2022 at 5:43 pm
Maximum: Tue, Oct 25, 2022 at 5:49 pm 0.016 Magnitude
Ends: Tue, Oct 25, 2022 at 5:52 pm
Duration: 9 minutes

October 25, 2022 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Colombo

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Colombo. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times are local time (IST) for Colombo.

5:43:12 pm Tue, Oct 25
Partial Eclipse begins The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Map direction West-southwest 257°
5:49:10 pm Tue, Oct 25
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Since the Sun is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction West-southwest 257°
5:52:03 pm Tue, Oct 25SettingSunset SettingMap direction West-southwest 257°
6:09:49 pm Tue, Oct 25Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 258°

During this partial solar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Colombo. There are no locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event. The Moon covers only a small portion of the Sun.

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Eclipses and Transits Visible in Colombo

Eclipse Visibility From ColomboVisibility Worldwide
Oct 25, 2022 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse Europe, South/West Asia, North/East Africa, Atlantic
Nov 8, 2022 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
May 5–6, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Oct 28–29, 2023 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, North/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Sep 7–8, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, West in North America, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica

Note: Click on the date link for details in Colombo, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses 1900-2199