Sources: NASA/CTV Illustration by Jesse Tahirali and Cecilia Bernasch

The eclipse will track across North America on Aug. 21, moving from west to east. It will be visible as a full solar eclipse in parts of the U.S., but part of the sun will remain visible in Canada throughout the day. Victoria is expected to see the most coverage, while Iqaluit will see the least.

The eclipse will reach its maximum point in the late morning on the West Coast, between noon and 1 p.m. in the Prairies, around 2:30 p.m. in Ontario and Quebec and shortly before 4 p.m. on the East Coast (all times local).

Here are estimates of when the eclipse will occur in various Canadian cities, according to the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada:


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