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April 29, 2014 — Annular Solar Eclipse

Was this Annular Solar Eclipse visible in Washington DC?

What the Eclipse Looked Like Near the Maximum Point

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Path of the Eclipse Shadow

Regions that saw, at least, a partial eclipse: South in Asia, Australia, Pacific, Indian Ocean, Antarctica.

Eclipse Shadow Path

Portion of Sun covered by the Moon (Eclipse obscuration)

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Where the Eclipse Was Seen

Eclipse Path For April 28/29, 2014 Eclipse
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Was this eclipse visible in Washington DC?

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.

EventUTC TimeTime in Washington DC*
First location to see the partial eclipse beginApr 29 at 03:52Apr 28 at 11:52 pm
First location to see the full eclipse beginApr 29 at 05:58Apr 29 at 1:58 am
Maximum EclipseApr 29 at 06:03Apr 29 at 2:03 am
Last location to see the full eclipse endApr 29 at 06:14Apr 29 at 2:14 am
Last location to see the partial eclipse endApr 29 at 08:14Apr 29 at 4:14 am

* Local times shown do not refer to when the eclipse could be observed from Washington DC. Instead, they indicate the times when the eclipse began, was at its max, and ended, somewhere else on Earth. The corresponding local times are useful if you wanted to view the eclipse via a live webcam.
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Next Annular Solar Eclipse will be on Sep 1, 2016.

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