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Circumstances for the eclipse in D.C.



THE ECLIPSE IS NOT TOTAL IN D.C.!

YOU MUST ALWAYS USE EYE PROTECTION TO VIEW THE ECLIPSE IF YOU ARE IN D.C.!


    C1 Mid C4 Coverage
NEWSPAPER Washington Post 1:17:50pm 2:42:48pm 4:01:44pm 81%
RADIO WMAL Radio 1:17:43pm 2:42:38pm 4:01:32pm 81%
RADIO WTOP Radio 1:17:41pm 2:42:38pm 4:01:34pm 81%
TV WUSA-TV Howard University 1:17:41pm 2:42:38pm 4:01:34pm 81%
UNIVERSITY Astronomy 1:17:51pm 2:42:46pm 4:01:40pm 81%


C1:Partial Eclipse begins
Mid:Middle of the eclipse (the maximum amount of Sun is covered)
C4:Partial Eclipse ends
Coverage:How much of the Sun is covered at mid-eclipse
(All times are approximate, and are in EDT)


THE ECLIPSE IS NOT TOTAL IN D.C.!

YOU MUST ALWAYS USE EYE PROTECTION TO VIEW THE ECLIPSE IF YOU ARE IN D.C.!


A PARTIAL ECLIPSE IS BORING!!

WE RECOMMEND YOU GET SOUTH TO THE PATH TO SEE TOTALITY!


Local eclipse circumstances for other states!

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