Eclipses Lunar Eclipse When the Earth passes directly between the Sun and the Moon. Sun Earth Moon Solar Eclipse When the Moon passes directly between the Sun and the Earth. Earth Moon Sun
Solar Eclipses Diamond ring effect - just before or after total Total Partial Annular - why do these occur?
LOCAL TIME UT (MDT) Eclipse Starts 6:28 pm 00:28 (5/21) Start of Annular Eclipse 7:33:36 01:33:36 Maximum Annular Eclipse 7:35:49 01:35:49 End of Annular Eclipse 7:38:02 01:38:02 End of Eclipse 8:36 02:36 Sunset in ABQ will be at about 7:58 pm (before eclipse ends)
ECLIPSE SAFETY: DO NOT DAMAGE YOUR EYES! DO NOT STARE AT THE SUN WITHOUT EYE PROTECTION! Special Mylar eclipse viewers are available, or use the “pinhole” technique, OR go somewhere where there will be an astronomer with a sun-safe filter on a telescope.