2020’s only Total Solar Eclipse left its Hole in the Sky above the Southern Hemisphere on December 15, 2020.

The total solar eclipse, which lasted just over two minutes, was visible from the northern Patagonia region of Argentina and from Araucania in Chile. A partial solar eclipse was visible in Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay

The last eclipse in the United States took place in August 2017 across a swath of the middle of the country racing diagonally from Oregon to South Carolina.

Jupiter, Bailey’s Bead and Diamond Ring during the 2017 Great American Total Solar Eclipse from Murphy, North Carolina, on August 21, 2017.


The next total solar eclipse in the U.S. will be in 2024