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When Is the Next Solar Eclipse?

There are at least 2 solar eclipses each year. Find out when the next one is and if you can see it from your location.

Dark skies over hills and an eclipsed Sun in the sky.

Total solar eclipse over the Atacama Desert, Chile.


The next solar eclipse will be on December 14, 2020.

This eclipse will not be visible in Washington DC, but you can follow it via our real-time animation.

Next Solar Eclipse in Washington DC

The next eclipse in Washington DC will be a Partial Solar Eclipse on June 10, 2021, starting at 4:39:09 am local time.

Check out the local weather forecast and remember to always use adequate eye protection when viewing the eclipse. Never look at the Sun directly!

Upcoming 5 Solar Eclipses

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