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The Total Eclipse of April 8, 2024

Another total solar eclipse is coming to North America! This time, totality will also pass over Mexico and Canada – giving people all over North America another chance to experience this great celestial event.

In order to see totality, you have to be in the path of totality. If you aren’t in that path, you’ll only see a partial eclipse. You can learn more about those details with our simple eclipse viewing instructions guide.

This blog post will tell you about the 2024 eclipse as seen from the Gander area in Newfoundland. Please check out all the links we’ve provided below to learn more about the 2024 total solar eclipse from other locations.

This blog post will tell you about the 2024 eclipse as seen from the Gander area in Newfoundland. Please check out all the links we’ve provided below to learn more about the 2024 total solar eclipse from other locations.

The Total Eclipse of April 8, 2024 in Gander

Gander is very well-placed to see totality! Though not as deep into the path as we’d like, the downtown area will still get a very respectable 2m12s of totality, and the airport gets a couple more seconds than that!

Where can I see the total eclipse?

Because of Gander’s location in the path, it’s very important to understand that the farther south you go, the more totality you’ll see. That basically limits your travel to the Trans-Canada, unless your knowledge of the local area and weather allows you to test your skills on 360 (not recommended!)

So for example, in Gambo, totality will last about 2m 40s. Glovertown will get ten more seconds than that, while Terra Nova National Park will get 2m55s! That’s a good amount of difference, just based on your location within the province!

We have an eclipse viewing blog post written for St. John’s, if you’d like more info on viewing prospects for that area. But remember, St. John’s in NOT in the path!


What will I see on eclipse day?

Though not right on the centerline, the downtown area will still get a very respectable 2m 12s of totality!

It’s true that from locations not in the path there will be sky darkening, some possibly interesting edge effects, and maybe even a bit of corona. However, if the Sun is not COMPLETELY eclipsed you MUST always use eye protection to watch the eclipse. That means that, even if these things are going on around you, if you’re not in the path you won’t be able to see most of them. It will be best for you to get as far south as possible, to make sure you’re in the path and will be able to see totality.

When will the eclipse happen?


Eclipse day is April 8, 2024
Eclipse day is April 8, 2024!

The big event happens just after 5:13pm NDT, and in the middle of town, totality lasts for about 2m 12s.

The eclipse happens at different times in different locations. Use the slider on the map above to show you when totality will happen as the eclipse passes through the Gander area.

Again in general, the farther south you are, the more totality you'll get!

Use ISO-certified eye protection during the partial phases

Always remember the rule for using eye protection during an eclipse: If there’s ANY bright part of the Sun showing, then you have to use your eclipse glasses to watch the event.

That means if you can see anything at all of the Sun through the glasses, then the Sun is too bright and you have to leave the glasses on! If you can see absolutely NO piece of the Sun through the eclipse glasses, then it’s safe to take them off. But the second any bright part of the Sun becomes visible again, you have to put them back on – and this can be mere seconds after you took them off. It would be so much better for you to get into the path, and really enjoy seeing totality!


We also have an entire section of the site dedicated to providing much more detailed eclipse viewing instructions for you!

The Eclipse2024.org Eclipse Simulator!


Wherever you decide to view from, be sure to plan your route carefully, and watch the weather to make sure you’ll have good skies on eclipse day. And please be sure to check out Eclipse2024.org’s eclipse simulator for any location you’d like to preview. The simulator will show you exactly what the eclipse will look like for any location you choose!

The Eclipse2024.org Eclipse Simulator

Eclipse2024.org wishes everyone CLEAR SKIES on eclipse day - April 8, 2024!

Eclipse2024.org wishes everyone CLEAR SKIES on eclipse day - April 8, 2024!

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