Total Lunar Eclipse

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May 15-16, 2022
Visible in the Americas, w. Europe, w. Africa, Antarctica

The “Blood Moon” is back! The Moon will appear red during totality. This eclipse is a long one, with totality lasting 84.9 minutes, almost an hour and a half! No special glasses are needed for a lunar eclipse!!

Image Credit: NASA

Last major solar eclipses visible in the United States until 2045!

Partial solar eclipses & lunar eclipses will be viewable 2022-2045, but you don’t want to miss these 2 big solar events!

Millennium Annular Solar Eclipse Credit & Copyright: Mikael Svalgaard

Annular Solar Eclipse

October 14, 2023

Western USA, Central America, Colombia, Brazil

Credit & Copyright: Mikael Svalgaard

Total Solar Eclipse of 1979 - Image Credit & Copyright: Jimmy Westlake (Colorado Mountain College)

Total Solar Eclipse

April 8, 2024

Mexico, United States & Canada

Image Credit & Copyright: Jimmy Westlake (Colorado Mountain College)

UPCOMING ECLIPSES

More eclipses are coming, but they happen all over the globe—often over water.

GOLD ROW = Visible in parts of the United States

Date Type [1] Geographic Region of Eclipse Visibility [2] Details
2022
2022 Apr 30 Partial Solar se Pacific, s South America Details
2022 May 16 Total Lunar Americas, Europe, Africa Details
2022 Oct 25 Partial Solar Europe, ne Africa, Mid East, w Asia Map
2022 Nov 08 Total Lunar Asia, Australia, Pacific, Americas Map
2023
2023 Apr 20 Hybrid Solar se Asia, East Indies, Australia, Philippines, New Zealand [Hybrid: Indonesia, Australia, Papua New Guinea] Details
2023 May 05 Penumbral Lunar Africa, Asia, Australia Map
2023 Oct 14 Annular Solar North America, Central America, South America [Annular: w US, Central America, Colombia, Brazil] Details
2023 Oct 28 Partial Lunar e Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia Map
2024
2024 Mar 25 Penumbral Lunar Americas Map
2024 Apr 08 Total Solar North America, Central America [Total: Mexico, c US, e Canada] Details
2024 Sep 18 Partial Lunar Americas, Europe, Africa Map
2024 Oct 02 Annular Solar Pacific, s South America [Annular: s Chile, s Argentina] Map
2025
2025 Mar 14 Total Lunar Pacific, Americas, w Europe, w Africa Map
2025 Mar 29 Partial Solar nw Africa, Europe, n Russia Map
2025 Sep 07 Total Lunar Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia Map
2025 Sep 21 Partial Solar s Pacific, New Zealand, Antarctica Map
2026
2026 Feb 17 Annular Solar s Argentina & Chile, s Africa, Antarctica [Annular: Antarctica] Map
2026 Mar 03 Total Lunar e Asia, Australia, Pacific, Americas Map
2026 Aug 12 Total Solar n North America, w Africa, Europe [Total: Arctic, Greenland, Iceland, Spain] Map
2026 Aug 28 Partial Lunar e Pacific, Americas, Europe, Africa Map

 

 

FEATURED ECLIPSES

Learn more about some of the eclipses from the last few years. View details for a recap of videos, photos, maps and other details to start to experience the excitement of eclipses. Each one is unique!

GOLD ROW = Visible in parts of the United States

Date Type [1] Geographic Region of Eclipse Visibility [2]  
2014
2014 Apr 14-15 Total Lunar Total Eclipse of the Moon Details
2015
2015 Apr 4 Total Lunar Shortest Total Lunar Eclipse of the Century Details
2016
2016 Mar 8-9 Total Solar [Total: Micronesia] Details
2017
2017 Aug 21 Total Solar [Total: United States] Details
2019
2019 Jul 2 Total Solar [Total: Chile & Argentina] Details
2020
2020 Dec 14 Total Solar [Total: Chile & Argentina] Details
2021
2021 May 26 Total Lunar e Asia, Australia, Pacific, Americas Details
2021 Jun 10 Annular Solar n North America, Europe, Asia
[Annular: n Canada, Greenland, Russia]
Details
2021 Nov 19 Partial Lunar Americas, n Europe, e Asia, Australia, Pacific Details
2021 Dec 04 Total Solar Antarctica, South Africa, s Atlantic
[Total: Antarctica]
Details
  • [1] Hybrid eclipses are also known as annular/total eclipses. Such an eclipse is both total and annular along different sections of its umbral path.
  • [2] “Geographic Region of Eclipse Visibility” is the portion of Earth’s surface where a partial eclipse can be seen. The central path of a total or annular eclipse covers a much smaller region of Earth and is described in brackets [].
  • Gold highlighted rows indicate visibility in at least part of the USA. After the 2 upcoming solar eclipses, the next solar eclipse will not be until 2045! Lunar eclipses occur a bit more frequently.
  • What more eclipse details? Check out EclipseWise.com.

All the Total Solar Eclipses Across North America During the 21st Century

CREDIT: www.greatamericaneclipse.com - All the total solar eclipses across North America during the 21st century.

CREDIT: www.greatamericaneclipse.com – All the total solar eclipses across North America during the 21st century.

Total Solar Eclipses 2011 to 2060

CREDIT: www.greatamericaneclipse.com - All the total solar eclipses 2011 to 2060

CREDIT: www.greatamericaneclipse.com – All the total solar eclipses 2011 to 2060

CREDIT: Michael Zeiler, GreatAmericanEclipse.com
CREDIT: Michael Zeiler, GreatAmericanEclipse.com

Mark your calendars! Two upcoming solar eclipses in 2023 & 2024.

After that, you’ll have to travel, because you won’t see another one in the USA until 2045!!