This partial solar eclipse will be visible from northern and eastern Europe, northern parts of North America, and some northern and western locations in Asia, making it the most watched solar eclipse of 2018, weather permitting, of course.
Where the Eclipse Was Seen
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Path of the Eclipse Shadow
Regions that saw, at least, a partial eclipse: North/East Europe, North/West Asia, North in North America, Atlantic, Arctic.
Eclipse Shadow Path
3D Eclipse Animation
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||Aug 11 at 08:02:08||Aug 11 at 4:02:08 am|
|Maximum Eclipse||Aug 11 at 09:46:24||Aug 11 at 5:46:24 am|
|Last location to see the partial eclipse end||Aug 11 at 11:30:40||Aug 11 at 7:30:40 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 third eclipse this season.
First eclipse this season: July 13, 2018 — Partial Solar Eclipse
Second eclipse this season: July 27, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse