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World Eclipse Maps / Individual Eclipse details

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  Eclipses  

MAS will likely organise a public viewing event for future Eclipses that are visible from UK. For details, see our Events page. For a full list of those visible from the UK, see wikipedia

  World Eclipse Maps  

The Solar Eclipse of 20 March 2015 generated considerable interest amongst observers in UK. Every decade or so we get to see a significant Eclipse from UK (the next will be 2026, for a maximum of 95%) and every century or so we manage to see 'totality' of a Total Eclipse (the last was 11 Aug 1999, the next not be until 23 September 2090 !).

Each year, somewhere on the Earth, there are usually two Solar Eclipses, sometimes Annular or partial but often Total. So whilst it's rare to see totality from UK, if you are in the right place on Earth you could see up to two 'totalities' a year ! Some years we even have 3 eclipses - for example, in 2018 it's 3 partial Eclipses (and no Total or Annular that year), whilst the following year it's one of each (a partial, a Total and an Annular in that order)

The maps below (source: NASA) show the path of totality for both Total (blue path) and Annular Eclipses (red path) in 5 sets of 20 years, from 2001-2100. Those viewing from either side of the totality path (up to a distance up to 2-3 times the Totality path width) will see a partial eclipse.

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Note that, especially near the poles, the paths of Totality are not simple curved lines (due to the inclination of the Earths axis) nor of constant 'width' (due to the use of Mercator Projection)


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  Individual Eclipse details  


Here we have collected the outline details of future Solar Eclipses to help you plan your holidays. Links are given allowing you to check viewing locations and, perhaps more important, the exact local times and viewing details.

'Eclipse Chasers' usually have the chance to see two Solar Eclipses per year, although some years we have 3. For example, in 2018 we get 3 partial Eclipses (and no Total or Annular that year), whilst the following year it's one of each (a partial, a Total and an Annular in that order)

(-) 15 Feb 2018 Partial Solar Eclipse - (not visible from UK)

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February 15, 2018 Partial Solar Eclipse - not visible from UK

Visible from South America and Antarctica.. Further details here.
This note last modified: 24th Mar 2015 18:56.

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(+) 13 Jul 2018 Partial Solar Eclipse - (not visible from UK)

(+) 11 Aug 2018 Partial Solar Eclipse - (not visible from UK)

(+)  5 Jan 2019 Partial Solar Eclipse - (not visible from UK)

(+)  2 Jul 2019 Total Solar Eclipse - (not visible from UK)

(+) 26 Dec 2019 Annular Solar Eclipse - (not visible from UK)

(+) 21 Jun 2020 Annular Solar Eclipse - (not visible from UK)

(+) 14 Dec 2020 Total Solar Eclipse - (not visible from UK)

(+) 10 Jun 2021 Annular Solar Eclipse - (partial from UK)

(+)  4 Dec 2021 Total Solar Eclipse - (not visible from UK)

(+) 30 Apr 2022 Partial Solar Eclipse - (not visible from UK)

(+) 25 Oct 2022 Partial Solar Eclipse

(+)  8 Apr 2024 Total Solar Eclipse - (not visible from UK)

(+)  2 Oct 2024 Annular Solar Eclipse - (not visible from UK)

(+) 29 Mar 2025 Partial Solar Eclipse

(+) 21 Sep 2025 Partial Solar Eclipse - (not visible from UK)

(+) 17 Feb 2026 Annular Solar Eclipse - (not visible from UK)

(+) 12 Aug 2026 Total Solar Eclipse - (partial from UK)

(+)  6 Feb 2027 Annular Solar Eclipse - (not visible from UK)

(+)  2 Aug 2027 Total Solar Eclipse - (not visible from UK)

(+) 26 Jan 2028 Annular Solar Eclipse - (partial from UK)

(+) 22 Jul 2028 Total Eclipse - (not visible from UK)

(+)  1 Jun 2030 Annular Solar Eclipse - (partial from UK)

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