Total Eclipse of the Sun: 2026 August 12

Global Circumstances and Animation

Global Visibility of the Total Eclipse of the Sun on 2026 August 12

The global visibility of this solar eclipse is shown in the diagram to the left. A higher quality version of this global plot can be downloaded in pdf format by clicking on this image.

An explanation of this diagram can be found here.

 

Animation of the Total Eclipse of the Sun on 2026 August 12

The animation shown in the diagram to the right illustrates the motion of the shadow of the Moon at five minute intervals. This animation runs in a continuous loop.

This graphic, provided by Dr. Andrew Sinclair, shows the grey penumbral shadow where the eclipse will be seen as a partial one and the much smaller black umbral shadow where the eclipse will be seen as a total one. The UT time is shown in the upper right-hand corner of the diagram and the central line duration of the eclipse can be seen in the lower right-hand corner.

Local Circumstances and Animations

Diagrams showing the configuration of the eclipse including the local circumstances are available for the 310 locations given in the following table. All timing information is given in Universal time (UT). Animations showing the progress of the eclipse are also available for the locations specified. These animations can be as large as 275kb in size. It may be necessary to download these files for optimum performance. Eclipses for the locations listed in the following table in the period 1501 CE to 2100 CE can be found by following the location link. A location which lies within the path of totality is highlighted.

LocationAvailable data
Algiers, AlgeriaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bechar, AlgeriaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ech Chelif, AlgeriaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Oran, AlgeriaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Andorra la Vella, AndorraLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Innsbruck, AustriaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Linz, AustriaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Salzburg, AustriaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ponta Delgada, AzoresLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Antwerp, BelgiumLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bruges, BelgiumLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Brussels, BelgiumLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Charleroi, BelgiumLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ghent, BelgiumLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Liege, BelgiumLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Namur, BelgiumLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hamilton, BermudaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Brandon, Man., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Calgary, Alta., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Charlottetown, P.E.I., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Churchill, Man., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dawson, Y.T., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Edmonton, Alta., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Fort McMurray, Alta., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Fredericton, N.B., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Halifax, N.S., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hamilton, Ont., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Inuvik, N.W.T., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Iqaluit, Nunavut, CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kelowna, B.C., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kingston, Ont., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kitchener, Ont., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lethbridge, Alta., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
London, Ont., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Montreal, Que., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Moncton, N.B., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Oshawa, Ont., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ottawa, Ont., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Prince George, B.C., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Quebec, Que., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Regina, Sask., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Repulse Bay, Nunavut, CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
St John's, Nfld., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Saskatoon, Sask., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sept Iles, Que., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sudbury, Ont., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Toronto, Ont., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Thunder Bay, Ont., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Whitehorse, Y.T., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Windsor, Ont., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Winnipeg, Man., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Yellowknife, N.W.T., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Mindelo, Sao Vicente, Cape VerdeLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Praia, Santiago, Cape VerdeLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Plzen, Czech RepublicLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Prague, Czech RepublicLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Alborg, DenmarkLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Arhus, DenmarkLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Copenhagen, DenmarkLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Esbjerg, DenmarkLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Odense, DenmarkLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tallinn, EstoniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tartu, EstoniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Torshavn, Faroe Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Helsinki, FinlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Oulu, FinlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rovaniemi, FinlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tampere, FinlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Turku, FinlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bordeaux, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Brest, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Clermont-Ferrand, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dijon, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Grenoble, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Le Havre, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Le Mans, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lille, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Limoges, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lyon, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Marseille, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Montpellier, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nantes, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nice, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Orleans, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Paris, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rennes, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rheims, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rouen, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
St-Etienne, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Strasbourg, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Toulouse, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tours, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Banjul, The GambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kanifing, The GambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Berlin, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bielefeld, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bremen, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dortmund, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dresden, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dusseldorf, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Erfurt, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Frankfurt am Main, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Freiburg im Breisgau, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hamburg, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hannover, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kassel, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kiel, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Koln, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Leipzig, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Magdeburg, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mannheim, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Munich, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nurnberg, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rostock, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Saarbrucken, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Stuttgart, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gibraltar, GibraltarLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ammassalik, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ilulissat, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ittoqqortoormiit, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nuuk, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Qaanaaq, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Qaqortoq, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sisimiut, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Station Nord, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Upernavik, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bissau, Guinea-BissauLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Akureyri, IcelandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Reykjavik, IcelandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Athlone, IrelandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cork, IrelandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dublin, IrelandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Galway, IrelandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Limerick, IrelandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sligo, IrelandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Waterford, IrelandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Genoa, ItalyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Milan, ItalyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Turin, ItalyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Verona, ItalyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Riga, LatviaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Vaduz, LiechtensteinLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Klaipeda, LithuaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Siauliai, LithuaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Luxembourg, LuxembourgLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Funchal, MadeiraLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nouadhibou, MauritaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nouakchott, MauritaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Zouerat, MauritaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Monaco-Ville, MonacoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Agadir, MoroccoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Casablanca, MoroccoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Er Rachidia, MoroccoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Fez, MoroccoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Marrakech, MoroccoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ouarzazate, MoroccoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Oujda, MoroccoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rabat, MoroccoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tanger, MoroccoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tan-Tan, MoroccoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Amsterdam, NetherlandsLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Eindhoven, NetherlandsLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Enschede, NetherlandsLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Groningen, NetherlandsLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Maastricht, NetherlandsLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nijmegen, NetherlandsLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rotterdam, NetherlandsLocal CircumstancesAnimation
The Hague, NetherlandsLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Alesund, NorwayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bergen, NorwayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bodo, NorwayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kristiansand, NorwayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Oslo, NorwayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Stavanger, NorwayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tromso, NorwayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Trondheim, NorwayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bydgoszcz, PolandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gdansk, PolandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Poznan, PolandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Szczecin, PolandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Wroclaw, PolandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Braga, PortugalLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Coimbra, PortugalLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Faro, PortugalLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lisbon, PortugalLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Porto, PortugalLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Anadyr, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kaliningrad, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Murmansk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sankt-Peterburg, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
St-Pierre, St Pierre and MiquelonLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dakar, SenegalLocal CircumstancesAnimation
St Louis, SenegalLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tambacounda, SenegalLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ziguinchor, SenegalLocal CircumstancesAnimation
A Coruna, SpainLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Alicante, SpainLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Barcelona, SpainLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bilbao, SpainLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cordoba, SpainLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gijon, SpainLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Granada, SpainLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Madrid, SpainLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Malaga, SpainLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Murcia, SpainLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Palma de Mallorca, Mallorca, SpainLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sevilla, SpainLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Valencia, SpainLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Valladolid, SpainLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Vigo, SpainLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Zaragoza, SpainLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Longyearbyen, SvalbardLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gavle, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Goteborg, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Visby, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Helsingborg, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Karlstad, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kiruna, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lulea, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Malmo, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ostersund, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Stockholm, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sundsvall, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Umea, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Basel, SwitzerlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Berne, SwitzerlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Geneva, SwitzerlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lausanne, SwitzerlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Zurich, SwitzerlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Aberdeen, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Aberystwyth, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Belfast, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Birmingham, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cardiff, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Carlisle, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Douglas, Isle of Man, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Edinburgh, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Glasgow, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Inverness, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kingston upon Hull, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kirkwall, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Leeds, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Leicester, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lerwick, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Liverpool, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
London, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Londonderry, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Manchester, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Newcastle upon Tyne, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Norwich, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Penzance, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Plymouth, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
St Helier, Jersey, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
St Peter Port, Guernsey, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Southampton, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Anchorage, AK, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Fairbanks, AK, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Juneau, AK, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nome, AK, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Unalaska, AK, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bridgeport, CT, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hartford, CT, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dover, DE, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Wilmington, DE, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Washington, DC, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Chicago, IL, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Fort Wayne, IN, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gary, IN, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Augusta, ME, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Portland, ME, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Annapolis, MD, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Baltimore, MD, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Boston, MA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Detroit, MI, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Grand Rapids, MI, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lansing, MI, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Minneapolis, MN, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
St Paul, MN, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Concord, NH, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Manchester, NH, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Newark, NJ, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Trenton, NJ, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Albany, NY, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Buffalo, NY, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
New York, NY, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rochester, NY, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Raleigh, NC, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bismarck, ND, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Fargo, ND, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cleveland, OH, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Columbus, OH, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dayton, OH, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Toledo, OH, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Harrisburg, PA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Philadelphia, PA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pittsburgh, PA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Providence, RI, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Burlington, VT, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Montpelier, VT, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Norfolk, VA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Richmond, VA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Charleston, WV, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Madison, WI, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Milwaukee, WI, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Boujdour, Western SaharaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Laayoune, Western SaharaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ad Dakhla, Western SaharaLocal CircumstancesAnimation

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Eclipses in 2026

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