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July 2, 2019 — Total Solar Eclipse

Is this Total Solar Eclipse visible in Washington DC?

What the Eclipse Will Look Like Near the Maximum Point

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Path of the Eclipse Shadow

Regions seeing, at least, a partial eclipse: South in North America, Much of South America, Pacific.

Eclipse Shadow Path

Portion of Sun covered by the Moon (Eclipse obscuration)






The dark areas symbolize night and twilight.

Where to See the Eclipse

Eclipse Path For July 2, 2019 Eclipse
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Is this eclipse visible in Washington DC?

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.

EventUTC TimeTime in Washington DC*
First location to see the partial eclipse beginJul 2 at 16:55Jul 2 at 12:55 pm
First location to see the full eclipse beginJul 2 at 18:01Jul 2 at 2:01 pm
Maximum EclipseJul 2 at 19:26Jul 2 at 3:26 pm
Last location to see the full eclipse endJul 2 at 20:44Jul 2 at 4:44 pm
Last location to see the partial eclipse endJul 2 at 21:50Jul 2 at 5:50 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.
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Next Total Solar Eclipse will be on Dec 14, 2020.

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Jul 2, 2019 at 16:55 UTC

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