First Total Solar Eclipse in USA Since 1979
This is the first total eclipse of the Sun visible from the contiguous United States (excluding Alaska and Hawaii) since February 26, 1979. The last time a total eclipse was visible from coast to coast was on June 8, 1918.
When the Partial Eclipse Happens for Peterborough, Ontario
The eclipse starts at one location and ends at another. The times below are actual times when the eclipse occurs.
|Event||Time in Peterborough*|
|First location to see the partial eclipse begin||Aug 21 at 11:46 am|
|First location to see the full eclipse begin||Aug 21 at 12:48 pm|
|Maximum Eclipse||Aug 21 at 2:25 pm|
|Last location to see the full eclipse end||Aug 21 at 4:02 pm|
|Last location to see the partial eclipse end||Aug 21 at 5:04 pm
Partial Eclipse Timeline (E.S.T.) for Peterborough, Ontario
* Local times shown do not refer to when the eclipse can be observed from Peterborough. Instead, they indicate the times when the eclipse begins, is at its maximum, and ends, somewhere else on Earth. The corresponding local times are useful if you want to view the eclipse via a live webcam.
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