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March 31, 2090 Partial Solar Eclipse

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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: South/East Australia, Pacific, Indian Ocean, Antarctica.

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Eclipse Shadow Path

Portion of Sun covered by the Moon (Eclipse obscuration)




The dark areas symbolize night and twilight.

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. This calculation uses a Delta T value of 89.3 seconds.

Eclipse Stages WorldwideUTC TimeLocal Time in Washington DC*
First location to see the partial eclipse beginMar 31 at 01:26:18Mar 30 at 9:26:18 pm
Maximum EclipseMar 31 at 03:36:47Mar 30 at 11:36:47 pm
Last location to see the partial eclipse endMar 31 at 05:47:17Mar 31 at 1:47:17 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. This eclipse isn't visible in Washington DC.

Upcoming eclipses visible in Washington DC

Next Partial Solar Eclipse will be on Feb 18, 2091

Eclipse calculations usually accurate to a few seconds

Countries Where the Eclipse Is Visible

CountryTypeStart of EclipseEnd of Eclipse
Partial Solar Eclipse
8:28 am DAVT2:44 pm DDUT
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:22 pm 4:32 pm LHDT
Cook Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:30 pm CKT6:40 pm CKT
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:15 pm TOT5:43 pm FJT
French Southern Territories
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:53 am TFT7:07 am TFT
New Caledonia
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:04 pm NCT4:42 pm NCT
New Zealand
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:37 pm NZDT6:47 pm NZDT
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:37 pm NUT6:21 pm NUT
Norfolk Island
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:39 pm NFDT5:42 pm NFDT
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:19 pm TOT6:45 pm TOT
Partial Solar Eclipse
3:18 pm VUT4:38 pm VUT

All times shown in this table are local time. (Note: more than one time zone is listed.)

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 second eclipse this season.

First eclipse this season: March 15–16, 2090 — Total Lunar Eclipse