Trayectoria del eclipse solar anular en Mexico 2023

All about the Eclipse 2023

On Saturday, October 14, 2023, an annular solar eclipse will cross North America. In its path it will darken regions of Mexico, the United States, Central America and South America. Among the Mexican cities that are along the trajectory of annularity are Campeche, Chetumal and the shore of Mérida.

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The duration of the annularity will vary depending on how centered you are in the trajectory of the annularity, maxing out at up to 5 minutes and 11 seconds.

The annular eclipse will be seen in Mexico first from the Gulf of Mexico in the city of Celestún, Yucatán at 10:44 am (central Mexico time) and will leave our country in the city of Xcalak, Quintana Roo at 2:20 pm (central Mexico time). Below we show you the schedules and duration for the cities that are within the path of totality.

Some cities that may appreciate the annulment

City
Duration of totality
Start of partial eclipse
Beginning of annular eclipse
Animation
Celestún
4m 41.7s
10:44:03
12:20:34
Hunucmá
0m 23.7s
10:44:35
12:23:25
Calkini
4m 49.9s
10:45:19
12:22:10
Campeche
4m 36.1s
10:45:28
12:22:25
Hopelchen
5m 10.3s
10:46:37
12:23:41
Chetumal
4m 20.9s
10:51:00
12:29:47
Xcalak
3m 10s
10:52:09
12:31:50

The eclipse will not only be seen from the aforementioned cities. All of Mexico will be able to see the partial eclipse . That is, from any other part of Mexico you will be able to see how the Moon partially covers the Sun and even in certain parts the reduction in the magnitude of the brightness will be notable, which will simulate a sunset for a few moments. Below we show you some examples from some relevant cities in Mexico.

Some cities that may appreciate bias

City
Start of partial eclipse
Maximum point of bias
Magnitude
Animation
Mexico City
10:36:34
12:09:29
77%
Monterey
10:25:55
11:56:43
87.00%
Guadalajara
10:31:11
11:59:49
71.00%
Tijuana
8:09:23
9:26:38
76%
Juarez City
9:15:14
10:40:09
90%
Merida
10:45:05
12:24:16
95%
Cancun
10:49:14
12:29:17
88%
Reynosa
10:27:22
11:59:25
92.30%
Black Stones
10:22:27
11:52:05
93.30%
Monclova
10:23:29
11:53:07
88%

Is your city not listed in the examples above?

Don't worry, by clicking on this link you can access a simulator to see what the eclipse will look like from your city.

How can I observe the eclipse safely?

You will need lenses that are made with a filter that meets the ISO 12312-2 standard. DO NOT look directly at the sun without adequate protection, this will cause irreversible damage to your eyesight.

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