Table of Solar Eclipses

Solar eclipses have been recorded for many years. There are three different types of solar eclipses: partial, annular and total. A partial eclipse occurs when only part of the Sun is hidden by the Moon. A total eclipse occurs when the Sun is completely hidden by the Moon.

An annular is a special type of eclipse. During a normal total eclipse, the umbra of the Moon casts a shadow onto Earth. The shadow changes with the eclipse, and shows the patterns as the form. During an annular eclipse, the umbra doesn't reach the Earth.

Date Area viewed from type
November 3, 2013 Gabon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia total/annular
May 10, 2013 Australia, Louisiade Archipelago, Solomon Islands, Kiribati annular
November 13, 2012 Australia, New Zealand total
May 20, 2012 southern China, Hong Kong, Macau, Japan, western United States annular
November 25, 2011 South Africa, Antarctica, Tasmania, New Zealand partial
July 1, 2011 Southern Indian Ocean near Antarctica partial
June 1, 2011 Iceland, northern Canada, Alaska, northeastern Asia, Greenland, northern Scandinavia partial
January 4, 2011 Europe, northern Africa, Central Asia, Middle East partial
July 11, 2010 South America, Polynesia total
January 15, 2010 Africa, southeastern Europe, Middle East, Asia annular
July 22, 2009 Asia, Melanesia, Pacific Ocean, Hawaii total
January 26, 2009 Southern Africa, East Antarctica, Southeast Asia, Australia annular
August 1, 2008 Eastern Canada, Greenland, northern Europe, Asia total
February 7, 2008 Antarctica, Australia, New Zealand, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia, West Antarctica annular
September 11, 2007 South America, Antarctic Peninsula, East Antarctica, South Atlantic partial
March 19, 2007 Asia, Western Alaska partial
September 22, 2006 Northern S. America, S. Atlantic Ocean annular
March 29, 2006 Brazil, Africa, Turkey, Kazakhstan total
October 3, 2005 Spain, Portugal, Africa annular
April 8, 2005 S. Pacific, South and Central America annular/total
October 14, 2004 NE Asia, Hawaii, Alaska partial
April 19, 2004 Antarctica and S. Africa partial
November 23, 2003 Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica total
May 31, 2003 Europe, Asia annular
December 4, 2002 S. Africa, Antarctica, Indonesia, Australia total
June 10, 2002 East Asia, Australia annular
December 14, 2001 North and Central America annular
June 21, 2001 Africa total
December 25, 2000 North and Central America partial
July 31, 2000 North Asia, NW North America partial
July 1, 2000 South Pacific, S. America partial
February 5, 2000 Antarctica partial
August 11, 1999 Atlantic, Europe, Middle East, India total
February 16, 1999 Indian Ocean, Australia annular
August 22, 1998 Indian Ocean, East Indies, Pacific annular
February 26, 1998 Pacific, Central America, Atlantic total
September 2, 1997 Australia, New Zealand, Antarctic partial
March 9, 1997 China, Russia, Arctic total
October 12, 1996 North Atlantic, Arctic, northern Europe partial
April 17, 1996 South Pacific, Antarctic partial
October 24, 1995 Iran, India, East Indies, Pacific total
April 29, 1995 South Pacific, Peru, Brazil, South Atlantic annular
November 3, 1994 Peru, Brazil, South Atlantic total
May 10, 1994 Pacific, Mexico, United States, Canada annular
November 13, 1993 Antarctic partial
May 21, 1993 Canada, Arctic, northern Europe partial
Last modified July 29, 2008 by Randy Russell.

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