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March 30, 2033 Total Solar Eclipse

Is this Total Solar Eclipse visible in Boston?

What the Eclipse Will Look Like Near the Maximum Point

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Where to See the Eclipse

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Path of the Eclipse Shadow

Regions seeing, at least, a partial eclipse: West in Europe, East in Asia, Much of North America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic.

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Is this eclipse visible in Boston?

Eclipse Shadow Path

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3D Eclipse Animation

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The dark areas symbolize night and twilight.

Note: The animation follows the eclipse shadow from west to east, its point of view moving around the planet at a greater speed than Earth's rotation. If you don't take into account this rapid change of perspective, it may look like Earth is spinning in the wrong direction.

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 Boston*
First location to see the partial eclipse beginMar 30 at 15:59:28Mar 30 at 11:59:28 am
First location to see the full eclipse beginMar 30 at 17:35:40Mar 30 at 1:35:40 pm
Maximum EclipseMar 30 at 18:01:15Mar 30 at 2:01:15 pm
Last location to see the full eclipse endMar 30 at 18:26:29Mar 30 at 2:26:29 pm
Last location to see the partial eclipse endMar 30 at 20:02:49Mar 30 at 4:02:49 pm

* 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 Boston 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.

Eclipse calculations usually accurate to a few seconds.

Eclipses visible in Boston.

Next Total Solar Eclipse will be on Mar 20, 2034.

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.

All eclipses 1900 — 2199

This is the first eclipse this season.

Second eclipse this season: April 14, 2033 — Total Lunar Eclipse