When will the next solar eclipse occur in North America? After Europe’s “Smiley Face,” Today’s Sun Comes Six Eclipses for the United States and Canada

There’s a solar eclipse in Eurasia today, but when is it America’s turn?

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 sees a partial solar eclipse in Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia and India today, with up to 82% of the Sun covered by the New Moon.

North Americans annoyed to be on the night side of Earth for this celestial event should take comfort in the fact that their continent is experiencing a Golden age solar eclipses. In fact, European eclipse hunters would kill for the kind of celestial luck that happens in North America.

Here is the solar eclipse schedule for the rest of the 2020s, which includes no less than six mind-blowing events:

October 15, 2023: Ring of Fire Annular Solar Eclipse

This annular solar eclipse– better known as “ring of fire”— will last approximately 4 minutes 40 seconds will be visible from over 20 of the best national parks in the southwestern United States. Inside the 125-mile-wide ‘annularity path’ will be Crater Lake National Parks, Bryce Canyon National Park and Natural Bridges National Monument, with a high chance of clear skies on the plateau. from Colorado. Every city in the United States will see a partial solar eclipse.

April 8, 2024: total solar eclipse

This “Great North American Eclipse” is the “big” not to be missed – probably the biggest celestial event of your life. On Monday, April 8, 2024, a rare total solar eclipse lasting up to 4 minutes 28 seconds will be visible from a path of totality at across Mexico, 13 US states and eastern Canada as the Moon’s central shadow sweeps across the continent in 139 minutes.Every city in the US will see a partial solar eclipse.

August 12, 2026: partial solar eclipse

After today’s partial solar eclipse in Europe, the continent will not see another until today, when a total solar eclipse will be observable in Iceland and Spain. This will be a large partial solar eclipse for most of Europe and also for part of North America. Alaska, remote parts of northern Canada and Newfoundland will see 50% of the Sun blocked by the Moon. New York City will see a 10% partial solar eclipse, Boston 16% and Quebec 25% with the event visible as far south as the Carolinas.

August 2, 2027: partial solar eclipse

The 2024 total solar eclipse is the largest eclipse of this time for North Americans, but those who are happy to travel should know that the longest total solar eclipse is for the next 20 years. On the program, an immense 6 minutes and 23 seconds of totality in the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens of Egypt. Most of Africa and Europe will see a partial solar eclipse, as will parts of Newfoundland, which will see about 30% of the Sun eclipsed by the Moon at sunrise.

January 26, 2028: partial solar eclipse

An annular solar eclipse “ring of fire” in the Galapagos Islands at sunrise and at sunset in the Spanish Balearic Islands, this will also cause a large partial solar eclipse across North America. Key West, Florida will see an 18% partial solar eclipse.

January 14, 2029: partial solar eclipse

A huge partial solar eclipse exclusive to North America will see Seattle get 71%, Billings in Montana 71%, Vancouver 72% and New York 40%. The best choice, however, is Yellowknife in Canada, where an 81% eclipsed sunrise will be visible – a dramatic end to a night of Northern Lights viewing, perhaps. It is one of four partial solar eclipses across the globe in 2029.

Disclaimer: I am the editor of WhenIsTheNextEclipse.com and author of The Complete Guide to the Great North American Eclipse of April 8, 2024.

I wish you clear skies and big eyes.

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