August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse — Washington DC
Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Will Look
The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Washington DC, 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.
- When Is the Next Solar Eclipse?
- Different Types of Eclipses
- What Are Solar Eclipses?
- How Often Do Solar Eclipses Occur?
- Total Solar Eclipses
- Partial Solar Eclipses
- Annular Solar Eclipses
- Hybrid Solar Eclipses
- Solar Eclipses in History
- Solar Eclipse Myths
- Magnitude of Eclipses
Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse
|1:17 pm Aug 21||2:42 pm Aug 21||4:01 pm Aug 21|
Eclipses and Transits Visible in Washington DC
|Eclipse Visibility From Washington DC||Visibility Worldwide|
|Year||Date||Type||Degree||Looks Like||Max Degree||Path of the Eclipse|
|2019||Jan 20 / Jan 21||Lunar||Total||Total|
|2020||Jul 4 / Jul 5||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral||Note: Click on the date link for details in Washington DC, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.|