February 15, 2018 — Partial Solar Eclipse
Path of the Eclipse Shadow
Regions seeing, at least, a partial eclipse: South in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Antarctica.
Eclipse Shadow Path
The dark areas symbolize night and twilight.
Where to See the Eclipse
Zoom in and search for accurate eclipse times and visualizations for any location.
When the Eclipse Happens Worldwide — Timeline
The eclipse starts at one location and ends at another. The times below are actual times (in UTC) when the eclipse occurs.
|Event||UTC Time||Time in Washington DC*|
|First location to see the partial eclipse begin||Feb 15 at 18:55||Feb 15 at 1:55 pm|
|Maximum Eclipse||Feb 15 at 20:51||Feb 15 at 3:51 pm|
|Last location to see the partial eclipse end||Feb 15 at 22:47||Feb 15 at 5:47 pm|
* Local times shown do not refer to when the eclipse can be observed from Washington DC. Instead, they indicate the times when the eclipse begins, is at its maximum, and ends, somewhere else on Earth. The corresponding local times are useful if you want to view the eclipse via a live webcam.
Eclipses visible in Washington DC.
Countdown until eclipse begins
Feb 15, 2018 at 18:55 UTC
Eclipses in Your City
Eclipses in 2017
- Feb 10/11, 2017 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
- Feb 26, 2017 – Annular Solar Eclipse
- Aug 7/8, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse
- Aug 21, 2017 – Total Solar Eclipse
Eclipses in 2018
- Jan 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse
- Feb 15, 2018 – Partial Solar Eclipse (this page)
- Jul 13, 2018 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- Jul 27/28, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse
- Aug 11, 2018 – Partial Solar Eclipse