Eclipse in August 2017: Visible in Philippines, Canada and Other Parts of the World?

A total solar eclipse will be seen over the U.S. on August 21, 2017, Monday. This Total Solar Eclipse will be the first one to cross the entire United States in 99 years. Will the eclipse be visible in Southeast Asia such as Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, and Singapore? Unfortunately, NO.

Outside of the U.S., the Total Solar Eclipse in August 2017 will be partially visible across the width of Canada, ranging from 89% in Victoria, British Columbia to 11% in Resolute, Nunavut.

The eclipse will only be visible as a partial eclipse in northwestern Europe. People living in countries like Iceland, Ireland and Scotland could see the eclipse from beginning to end, however, those in the rest of the UK, Norway, the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Spain and Portugal, sunset will occur before the end of the eclipse. In Germany, the beginning of the eclipse will be potentially visible just at sunset only in the extreme northwest of the country.

There will also be a partial eclipse visible from Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean islands.


Tracing the 2017 Solar Eclipse from NASA: