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Aug 12, 2026 – Partial Solar Eclipse in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Partial Eclipse Visible
Aug 12, 2026
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Global Event: Total Solar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Solar Eclipse, in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Start of Partial: Wed, Aug 12, 2026 at 6:09 pm BST
Start of Totality: Not visible from Northern Ireland
End of Totality: Not visible from Northern Ireland
End of Partial: Wed, Aug 12, 2026 at 8:04 pm IST

All times shown on this page are local time. (Note: more than one time zone is listed.)

Location

This map shows where and when the eclipse is visible in Northern Ireland.

Aug 12, 2026 – Partial Solar Eclipse – Northern Ireland

A
Partial Starting:
6:09 pm BST
Totality
Not visible from Northern Ireland
B
Partial Ending:
8:04 pm IST

The colors on the map indicate how much of the Sun gets covered by the Moon.

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Countdown until eclipse begins

785Days 0Hrs 38Mins 45Secs

Northern Ireland Eclipse Countdown

This table provides the eclipse visibility and times for each city,

Selection of Cities in Northern Ireland Where the Eclipse Is Visible

LocationObscurationStartMaxEndAvg. Cloud Cover
Armagh
93.66%
6:10 pm7:08 pm8:03 pm BST
90 %
Belfast
93.05%
6:10 pm7:08 pm8:03 pm BST
86 %
Craigavon
93.43%
6:10 pm7:08 pm8:03 pm BST
84 %
Lisburn
93.18%
6:10 pm7:08 pm8:03 pm BST
86 %
Londonderry
93.77%
6:09 pm7:07 pm8:02 pm BST
87 %
Omagh
93.97%
6:10 pm7:08 pm8:03 pm BST
89 %

All times shown on this page are local time.

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Eclipses Visible in Northern Ireland

Eclipse Visibility from Northern IrelandVisibility Worldwide
Sep 18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Mar 14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 29, 2025 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse
Sep 7, 2025 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Aug 12, 2026 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse

Note: Click on the date link for details in Northern Ireland, or the path map image for global details. Next visible eclipse is highlighted.

Next total solar eclipse in Northern Ireland

Other eclipses visible in Northern Ireland

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