Where to See the Eclipse
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Regions seeing, at least, some parts of the eclipse: Much of Europe, South/West Asia, West in Australia, Africa, South/East North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica.
Eclipse Map and Animation
When the Eclipse Happens Worldwide — Timeline
Lunar eclipses can be visible from everywhere on the night side of the Earth, if the sky is clear. From some places the entire eclipse will be visible, while in other areas the Moon will rise or set during the eclipse.
|Event||UTC Time||Time in Washington DC*||Visible in Washington DC|
|Penumbral Eclipse begins||Jul 17 at 22:35:30||Jul 17 at 6:35:30 pm||No, below the horizon|
|Partial Eclipse begins||Jul 18 at 00:07:14||Jul 17 at 8:07:14 pm||No, below the horizon|
|Maximum Eclipse||Jul 18 at 01:04:35||Jul 17 at 9:04:35 pm||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse ends||Jul 18 at 02:01:47||Jul 17 at 10:01:47 pm||Yes|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Jul 18 at 03:33:39||Jul 17 at 11:33:39 pm||Yes|
* The Moon is below the horizon in Washington DC some of the time, so that part of the eclipse is not visible.
The magnitude of the eclipse is 0.246.
The penumbral magnitude of the eclipse is 1.281.
The total duration of the eclipse is 4 hours, 58 minutes.
The duration of the partial eclipse is 1 hour, 55 minutes.
An Eclipse Never Comes Alone!
A solar eclipse always occurs about two weeks before or after a lunar eclipse.
Usually, there are two eclipses in a row, but other times, there are three during the same eclipse season.
This is the first eclipse this season.
Second eclipse this season: August 2, 2046 — Total Solar Eclipse