Your minute-by-minute solar eclipse timeline for the British Isles
Why do eclipses happen?
Eclipse 2012: Total eclipse, Total brilliance
The 2015 Arctic total solar eclipse
On 20 March the shadow of the Moon will race across the North Atlantic Ocean at supersonic speed, narrowly skirting the south-eastern corner of Iceland and making landfall at only two places – the Faroe Islands and the Svalbard archipelago. A partial eclipse will be visible across the UK and Europe.