2023 ECLIPSE IN ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO

Annular Solar EclipseOn October 14, 2023, an annular, or "ring of fire," solar eclipse will occur in Roswell, New Mexico. Lured by the prospect of witnessing the otherworldly phenomenon of a solar eclipse from the UFO capital of the world, Roswell is almost guaranteed to be swarming with eclipse enthusiasts on October 14. Luckily, the city is located relatively close to the eclipse centerline, resulting in very healthy durations of annularity. In the downtown district, annularity will last for about 4 minutes and 42 seconds. Below, we've provided key details about the eclipse in Roswell for locals and visitors planning on viewing the eclipse from that city.






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CIRCUMSTANCE DETAILS FOR DOWNTOWN ROSWELL

Details based on a latitude/longitude of 33.39427° , -104.52276°

Start of Partial Eclipse9:15:38 AM MDT
Start of Annular Eclipse10:38:47 AM MDT
Maximum Eclipse10:41:07 AM MDT
End of Annular Eclipse10:43:28 AM MDT
End of Partial Eclipse12:15:26 PM MDT
Duration of Annularity4 min, 42 sec
Obscuration at Maximum89.7%
Alt / Azi at Maximum+39.2° / 139.3°

Eclipse data courtesy of Fred Espenak, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, from eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov. Note that this data is approximate and doesn't take into account variations in lunar limb geography. To determine the precise circumstance details for your exact location on eclipse day, use the interactive Google eclipse maps developed by Xavier Jubier.

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ROSWELL WEATHER ON OCTOBER 14


Year Low High Sky*
202252° F79° FSun
202145° F79° FSun
202052° F99° FSun
201952° F82° FSun
201837° F75° FSun

* "Sky" refers to the general sky conditions that were observed for the indicated year around the time of day that the 2023 eclipse will occur locally. It's recommended that eclipse chasers plan to stay mobile in the event that poor weather threatens visibility on October 14, 2023.

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CURRENT WEATHER IN ROSWELL


PATH OF ANNULARITY MAP

Annular Solar Eclipse - October 14, 2023 - Roswell, New Mexico Map

For an interactive map of the path of annularity in Roswell, use the interactive Google eclipse maps developed by Xavier Jubier.

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ANNULAR ECLIPSE DETAILS FOR SELECT LOCATIONS

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Location Annularity Start Duration*
J. Kenneth Smith Bird Sanctuary & Nature Center10:38:44 AM MDT4:40
General Douglas L. McBride Military Museum10:38:45 AM MDT4:43
Pearson Auditorium10:38:45 AM MDT4:43
Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art10:38:46 AM MDT4:43
Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico10:38:46 AM MDT4:41
Miniatures & Curious Collections Museum10:38:46 AM MDT4:42
Roswell Museum10:38:46 AM MDT4:42
Roswell Visitor Center10:38:46 AM MDT4:42
Spring River Zoo10:38:46 AM MDT4:44
International UFO Museum & Research Center10:38:47 AM MDT4:42
Roswell UFO Spacewalk10:38:47 AM MDT4:42
Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge10:38:49 AM MDT4:50
Haystack Mountain Off-Highway Vehicle Area10:38:51 AM MDT4:53
ENMU-Roswell Performing Arts Center10:38:54 AM MDT4:35
Walker Aviation Museum10:38:55 AM MDT4:34
Bottomless Lakes State Park10:39:02 AM MDT4:47
Eclipse data courtesy of Fred Espenak, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, from eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov. Note that these times and durations are approximate, especially for locations encompassing relatively large areas such as parks and campuses, and don't take into account variations in lunar limb geography. To determine the precise start time, end time, and duration of annularity for your exact location on eclipse day, use the interactive Google eclipse maps developed by Xavier Jubier.

* "Duration" refers to the duration of annularity and is expressed in minutes and seconds

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