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December 5, 2029 — Partial Solar Eclipse
What the Eclipse Will Look Like Near the Maximum Point
The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like near the maximum point.
Where to See the Eclipse
Try our new interactive eclipse maps. Zoom in and search for accurate eclipse times and visualizations for any location.
Path of the Eclipse Shadow
Regions seeing, at least, a partial eclipse: South in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica.
Eclipse Shadow Path
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 Bridgeport*|
|First location to see the partial eclipse begin||Dec 5 at 13:06:37||Dec 5 at 8:06:37 am|
|Maximum Eclipse||Dec 5 at 15:02:41||Dec 5 at 10:02:41 am|
|Last location to see the partial eclipse end||Dec 5 at 16:58:46||Dec 5 at 11:58:46 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 Bridgeport 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 20–21, 2029 — Total Lunar Eclipse
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Eclipses in 2029
- Jan 14, 2029 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- Jun 12, 2029 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- Jun 25–26, 2029 — Total Lunar Eclipse
- Jul 11, 2029 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- Dec 5, 2029 – Partial Solar Eclipse (this page)
- Dec 20–21, 2029 — Total Lunar Eclipse
Eclipses in 2018
- Jan 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse
- Feb 15, 2018 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- Jul 13, 2018 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- Jul 27–28, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse
- Aug 11, 2018 – Partial Solar Eclipse
Eclipses in 2019
- Jan 5 / Jan 6, 2019 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- Jan 20–21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse
- Jul 2, 2019 – Total Solar Eclipse
- Jul 16–17, 2019 — Partial Lunar Eclipse
- Nov 11–12, 2019 — Mercury Transit
- Dec 26, 2019 – Annular Solar Eclipse
Protect Your Eyes
- Never Look Directly at the Sun
- Simple Pinhole Projector
- Eclipse Projector in a Box
- Binoculars / Telescope Projector