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October 17, 2153 Total Solar Eclipse

This eclipse is visible in Washington DC - go to local timings and animation

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: West in Europe, North/West Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic.

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This eclipse is visible in Washington DC - go to local timings and animation

Eclipse Shadow Path

Portion of Sun covered by the Moon (Eclipse obscuration)

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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 124.4 seconds.

Eclipse Stages WorldwideUTC TimeLocal Time in Washington DC*
First location to see the partial eclipse beginOct 17 at 14:41:41Oct 17 at 10:41:41 am
First location to see the full eclipse beginOct 17 at 15:41:33Oct 17 at 11:41:33 am
Maximum EclipseOct 17 at 17:10:18Oct 17 at 1:10:18 pm
Last location to see the full eclipse endOct 17 at 18:39:10Oct 17 at 2:39:10 pm
Last location to see the partial eclipse endOct 17 at 19:38:57Oct 17 at 3:38:57 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 Washington DC are meant as a guideline in case you want to view the eclipse via a live webcam. See the actual times the eclipse is visible in Washington DC.

Upcoming eclipses visible in Washington DC

Next Total Solar Eclipse will be on Oct 7, 2154

Eclipse calculations usually accurate to a few seconds

Countries Where the Eclipse Is Visible

CountryTypeStart of EclipseEnd of Eclipse
Barbados
Total Solar Eclipse
12:08 pm AST2:55 pm AST
British Virgin Islands
Total Solar Eclipse
11:49 am AST2:37 pm AST
Canada
Total Solar Eclipse
7:41 am PDT2:50 pm ADT
Dominica
Total Solar Eclipse
12:01 pm AST2:48 pm AST
Martinique
Total Solar Eclipse
12:02 pm AST2:50 pm AST
Puerto Rico
Total Solar Eclipse
11:44 am AST2:36 pm AST
Saint Lucia
Total Solar Eclipse
12:04 pm AST2:51 pm AST
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Total Solar Eclipse
12:05 pm AST2:52 pm AST
US Virgin Islands
Total Solar Eclipse
11:49 am AST2:38 pm AST
United States
Total Solar Eclipse
7:41 am PDT1:55 pm EDT
Venezuela
Total Solar Eclipse
10:51 am COT3:05 pm VET
Algeria
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:15 pm CET7:02 pm WEST
Anguilla
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:52 am AST2:40 pm AST
Antigua and Barbuda
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:56 am AST2:44 pm AST
Argentina
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:54 pm BOT3:52 pm ART
Aruba
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:51 am AST2:37 pm AST
Belize
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:21 am EST11:46 am CST
Bermuda
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:33 pm ADT3:08 pm ADT
Bolivia
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:58 pm AMT3:12 pm AMT
Brazil
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:18 pm VET4:37 pm BRT
Burkina Faso
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:33 pm GMT6:02 pm GMT
Cabo Verde
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:13 pm CVT6:17 pm CVT
Caribbean Netherlands
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:54 am AST2:41 pm AST
Cayman Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:24 am EST1:05 pm EST
Chile
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:33 pm PET1:39 pm PET
Colombia
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:37 am COT1:57 pm COT
Costa Rica
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:41 am CST1:08 pm EST
Cote d'Ivoire
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:35 pm GMT6:18 pm GMT
Cuba
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:16 am CDT2:16 pm CDT
Curaçao
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:53 am AST2:40 pm AST
Dominican Republic
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:35 am AST2:30 pm AST
Ecuador
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:14 am ECT1:38 pm ECT
El Salvador
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:31 am CST11:49 am CST
Faroe Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:40 pm WEST6:05 pm WEST
France
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:01 pm CEST7:24 pm CEST
French Guiana
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:34 pm GFT4:19 pm GFT
Gambia
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:26 pm GMT6:46 pm GMT
Ghana
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:36 pm GMT5:56 pm GMT
Gibraltar
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:14 pm CEST7:40 pm CEST
Greenland
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:34 pm ADT4:29 pm
Grenada
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:06 pm AST2:53 pm AST
Guadeloupe
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:59 am AST2:47 pm AST
Guatemala
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:22 am CST11:46 am CST
Guernsey
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:01 pm BST6:12 pm BST
Guinea
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:29 pm GMT6:41 pm GMT
Guinea-Bissau
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:27 pm GMT6:47 pm GMT
Guyana
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:17 pm VET4:15 pm BRT
Haiti
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:33 am EDT2:24 pm EDT
Honduras
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:26 am CST12:02 pm CST
Iceland
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:21 pm GMT5:32 pm GMT
Ireland
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:52 pm IST6:40 pm IST
Isle of Man
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:54 pm BST6:13 pm BST
Jamaica
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:29 am EST1:15 pm EST
Jersey
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:02 pm BST6:11 pm BST
Liberia
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:35 pm GMT6:29 pm GMT
Mali
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:23 pm GMT6:27 pm GMT
Mauritania
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:19 pm WEST6:43 pm GMT
Mexico
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:50 am PDT11:47 am CST
Montserrat
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:57 am AST2:44 pm AST
Morocco
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:14 pm WEST7:41 pm WEST
Nicaragua
Partial Solar Eclipse
9:32 am CST12:05 pm CST
Niger
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:33 pm GMT5:36 pm GMT
Norway
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:21 pm CEST6:32 pm CEST
Panama
Partial Solar Eclipse
10:47 am EST1:26 pm COT
Paraguay
Partial Solar Eclipse
2:38 pm PYST3:05 pm BOT
Peru
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:20 am COT1:53 pm PET
Portugal
Partial Solar Eclipse
4:44 pm AZOST7:32 pm WEST
Saint Helena
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:51 pm GMT6:51 pm GMT
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:55 am AST2:43 pm AST
Saint Martin
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:53 am AST2:40 pm AST
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:45 pm PMDT3:47 pm PMDT
Senegal
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:24 pm GMT6:48 pm GMT
Sierra Leone
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:33 pm GMT6:36 pm GMT
Sint Maarten
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:53 am AST2:40 pm AST
Spain
Partial Solar Eclipse
7:06 pm CEST7:41 pm WEST
St. Barts
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:54 am AST2:41 pm AST
Suriname
Partial Solar Eclipse
1:28 pm SRT4:17 pm GFT
The Bahamas
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:15 am EDT2:17 pm EDT
Togo
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:36 pm GMT5:39 pm GMT
Trinidad and Tobago
Partial Solar Eclipse
12:09 pm AST2:57 pm AST
Turks and Caicos Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:31 am EDT2:20 pm EDT
US Minor Outlying Islands
Partial Solar Eclipse
11:33 am EDT2:17 pm EDT
United Kingdom
Partial Solar Eclipse
5:45 pm BST6:41 pm BST
Western Sahara
Partial Solar Eclipse
6:19 pm WEST7:42 pm WEST

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 first eclipse this season.

Second eclipse this season: November 1, 2153 — Partial Lunar Eclipse