The last partial solar eclipse of 2011 occurs on November 25, 2011. This eclipse is the last of the four partial solar eclipses in 2011 that occur throughout the year.
Where the Eclipse Was Seen
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Path of the Eclipse Shadow
Regions that saw, at least, a partial eclipse: South in Australia, South in Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica.
The November 25 partial solar eclipse is only visible from a limited area in the southern hemisphere. The lunar penumbra is centered near Antarctica, while its outermost edge passes over portions of New Zealand’s South Island, Tasmania, and the southernmost part of South Africa.
Eclipse Shadow Path
When the Eclipse Happened Worldwide — Timeline
The eclipse started at one location and ended at another. The times below are actual times (in UTC) when the eclipse occurred.
|Event||UTC Time||Time in Washington DC*|
|First location to see the partial eclipse begin||Nov 25 at 04:23:17||Nov 24 at 11:23:17 pm|
|Maximum Eclipse||Nov 25 at 06:20:18||Nov 25 at 1:20:18 am|
|Last location to see the partial eclipse end||Nov 25 at 08:17:16||Nov 25 at 3:17:16 am|
* These local times do not refer to a specific location but indicate the beginning, peak, and end of the eclipse on a global scale, each line referring to a different location. Please note that the local times for Washington DC are meant as a guideline in case you want to view the eclipse via a live webcam. They do not mean that the eclipse is necessarily visible there.
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: December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse