blacklogo_orangetext.gif (13932 bytes)     Where are Solar Eclipses visible?


A total eclipse is only seen as total in the 'zone of totality', which is a strip across the surface of Earth. The zone of totality is up to about 400 km (250 miles wide). The same applies to the visibility of the annular phase of an annular eclipse.

The tracks over the Earth's surface of future total (thick lines) and annular (thin lines) solar eclipses .
Partial eclipses are visible over much larger areas.


 

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