On January 26, 2028, an annular, or "ring of fire," solar eclipse will occur in South America, Europe, and Africa. In South America, the path of annularity will cross over Peru, Ecuador, Brazil, Colombia, Suriname, and French Guiana (France). The path will also cross over the Galapágos Islands (Ecuador). In Europe, the path of annularity will cross over Portugal, Spain, and Gibraltar (U.K.). In Africa, the path of annularity will cross of Morocco. The maximum duration of annularity for this eclipse will be 10 minutes and 27 seconds. The maps below show the path of annularity over South America, Europe, and Africa. To experience the annular, or "ring of fire," phase of the eclipse, you must be located within the path of annularity represented on the maps below. Areas outside the path of annularity will get a partial solar eclipse only.
In the U.S., a partial solar eclipse will occur in all or parts of Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin, West Virginia, and Wyoming.