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Solar Eclipse


Around the UK the amount of the Sun covered by the Moon will increase the further north you are.  Coverage will range from 84% in London to 89% in Manchester, 93% in Edinburgh, and 97% in Lerwick in the Shetland Isles. 

Times will also vary with the eclipse beginning in the capital at 8.24am, reaching its maximum extent at 9.31am and ending at 10.41am.