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Total Eclipse of the Sun on 20 March 2015

A deep partial eclipse will be visible from the British Isles on the morning of 20 March 2015

Partial Eclipse of the Sun. Photograph courtesy of NASA.
Partial Eclipse of the Sun. Photograph courtesy of NASA.

On Friday morning, 20 March 2015, the eclipse will be visible as a deep partial eclipse from the British Isles. The Sun will be obscured by the Moon ranging from 83% coverage in the South East of England through to 98% on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides.

HMNAO have provided a suite of up-to-date eclipse maps and animations for a number locations in the British Isles. Also, full details of the eclipse can be found on HMNAO’s Eclipses Online web pages as well as summary information on HMNAO’s monthly astronomical information web pages.

Published 13 March 2015