Feb 15, 2018 Partial Solar Eclipse
What the eclipse would look like near the max point
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like near the maximum point of the eclipse (weather permitting).
Stages in eclipse
- Partial Eclipse just started
- Partial Eclipse in good progress
- Maximum Eclipse
- Partial Eclipse continues
- Partial Eclipse about to end
Click the 'play' button to view the animation. The pause button can also be used to temporarily suspend the animation.
Where to see the eclipse
Continents seeing at least a partial eclipse:
- South in South America
Annular eclipse visible in...
Locations near the shadow's path:
Partial eclipse visible in...
- McMurdo, Antarctica
- King Edward Point, South Georgia/Sandwich Is.
- Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina
- Río Grande, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina
- Punta Arenas, Chile
- Río Gallegos, Santa Cruz, Argentina
- Stanley, Falkland Islands
- Comodoro Rivadavia, Chubut, Argentina
- Bariloche, Rio Negro, Argentina
- Viedma, Rio Negro, Argentina
- Neuquén, Neuquén, Argentina
- Bahía Blanca, Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Maldonado, Uruguay
- Rocha, Uruguay
- Montevideo, Uruguay
- La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Santiago, Chile
- Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina
When the eclipse happens worldwideThe eclipse starts in one location and ends in another, the times below are for visibility for any location on earth.
|Event||UTC Time||Time in Washington DC*|
|First location to see partial eclipse begin||Feb 15 at 6:57 PM||Feb 15 at 1:57 PM|
|Maximum Eclipse||Feb 15 at 8:52 PM||Feb 15 at 3:52 PM|
|Last location to see partial Eclipse end||Feb 15 at 10:48 PM||Feb 15 at 5:48 PM|
* Local times shown do not refer to when the eclipse can be observed from Washington DC. Instead, they indicate the times when the eclipse begins, is at its max, and ends, somewhere else on earth. The local times are useful if you want to view the eclipse via a live webcam See eclipses viewable in Washington DC.
Eclipses during year 2018
- Jan 31, 2018 Total Lunar Eclipse
- Feb 15, 2018 Partial Solar Eclipse (Currently shown)
- Jul 13, 2018 Partial Solar Eclipse
- Jul 27, 2018 Total Lunar Eclipse
- Aug 11, 2018 Partial Solar Eclipse
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