Your guide to solar & lunar eclipses.
December 27, 2084 Total 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 Asia, South/West Australia, South/East Africa, South/East 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 27 at 06:37:15||Dec 27 at 1:37:15 am|
|First location to see the full eclipse begin||Dec 27 at 07:35:54||Dec 27 at 2:35:54 am|
|Maximum Eclipse||Dec 27 at 09:11:00||Dec 27 at 4:11:00 am|
|Last location to see the full eclipse end||Dec 27 at 10:46:12||Dec 27 at 5:46:12 am|
|Last location to see the partial eclipse end||Dec 27 at 11:44:46||Dec 27 at 6:44:46 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: January 10–11, 2085 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
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Eclipses in 2084
- Jan 7, 2084 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- Jan 22–23, 2084 — Total Lunar Eclipse
- Jul 2 / Jul 3, 2084 – Annular Solar Eclipse
- Jul 17–18, 2084 — Partial Lunar Eclipse
- Dec 27, 2084 – Total Solar Eclipse (this page)
Eclipses in 2020
- Jan 10–11, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
- Jun 5–6, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
- Jun 21, 2020 – Annular Solar Eclipse
- Jul 4–5, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
- Nov 29–30, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
- Dec 14, 2020 – Total Solar Eclipse
Eclipses in 2021
- May 26, 2021 — Total Lunar Eclipse
- Jun 10, 2021 – Annular Solar Eclipse
- Nov 18–19, 2021 — Partial Lunar Eclipse
- Dec 4, 2021 – Total Solar Eclipse
Protect Your Eyes
- Never Look Directly at the Sun
- Simple Pinhole Projector
- Eclipse Projector in a Box
- Binoculars / Telescope Projector