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October 14, 2023 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Ridgecrest, CA, USA

Oct 14, 2023 at 9:24 am
Max View in Ridgecrest
Global Event: Annular Solar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Solar Eclipse, in Ridgecrest
Begins: Sat, Oct 14, 2023 at 8:07 am
Maximum: Sat, Oct 14, 2023 at 9:24 am 0.828 Magnitude
Ends: Sat, Oct 14, 2023 at 10:50 am
Duration: 2 hours, 43 minutes
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October 14, 2023 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Ridgecrest

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
8:07:20 am Sat, Oct 14
Partial Eclipse begins The Moon touches the Sun's edge.Map direction East-southeast 110°
13.2°
9:24:24 am Sat, Oct 14
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.Map direction Southeast 124°
27.1°
10:50:22 am Sat, Oct 14
Partial Eclipse ends The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.Map direction Southeast 144°
39.5°

The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Ridgecrest, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covers a large portion of the Sun, so this is a spectacular sight.

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Eclipses and Transits Visible in Ridgecrest

Eclipse Visibility From RidgecrestVisibility Worldwide
Oct 14, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse West in Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Mar 24–25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, East in Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica
Apr 8, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse West in Europe, North America, North in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Sep 17, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 13–14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica

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

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