Project Greenland / Iceland / Spain 2026 

Total Solar Eclipse Observation Sites

Røde Ø Icebergs Scoresby Sound Greenland

Greenland Site Data

 

Scoresby Sound fjord, an inland sea of vast icebergs on Greenland’s east coast sits directly on the centreline of the eclipse track where our first group will be waiting to observe this event. 

 

70° 29' 44.85" N     26° 09' 32.18" W

Total Eclipse Duration 2m 12.7s (lunar limb corrected)

Altitude: 12m (39.5ft)
 

Start of partial eclipse   16:34:33.2 (+28.9°)         
Start of total eclipse      17:34:50.4 (
+24.8°)   
End of total eclipse       17:37:02.8 (
+24.7°)    
End of partial eclipse    18:35:20.6 (
+20.1°)   

(Times above are UTC)

Snaefells National Park Iceland

Iceland Site Data

 

By midday the shadow of the total solar eclipse of 12 August 2026 reaches a remote land of volcanoes and waterfalls in Snæfells Glacier National Park on Iceland's west coast. This provides the location of our second observation site.  

 

64° 54' 53.64" N     23° 52' 56.53" W

Total Eclipse Duration 2m 07.0s (lunar limb corrected)

Altitude: 12.9m (42ft)
 

Start of partial eclipse   16:44:54.3 (+31.1°)         
Start of total eclipse      17:45:42.8 (
+25.4°)   
End of total eclipse       17:47:49.7 (
+25.1°)    
End of partial eclipse    18:46:00.2 (
+19.1°)   

(Times above are UTC)

San Pedro de la Ribera Spain

San Pedro de la Ribera, Spain Site Data

 

The shadow of the total solar eclipse of 12 August 2026 will then cross the Atlantic Ocean until it reaches the Bay of Biscay on Spain’s northern coast late in the afternoon and our third observation site will be on the cliff tops of this rugged coast.  

 

43° 35' 35.16" N     06° 14' 35.16" W

Total Eclipse Duration 1m 49.0s (lunar limb corrected)

Altitude: 53.7m (176ft)
 

Start of partial eclipse   17:30:47.2 (+20.8°)         
Start of total eclipse      18:26:40.4 (
+10.7°)   
End of total eclipse       18:28:29.4 (
+10.4°)    
End of partial eclipse    19:20:48.4 (
+01.3°)   

(Times above are UTC)

Siguenza Castle, Spain

Siguenza, Spain Site Data

 

The dry central regions of Spain offer very promising prospects of a clear sky and a sunset eclipse.  Our fourth observing location will be in this region, observing from the ramparts of a magnificent castle.​

 

41° 03' 50.51" N     02° 38' 27.64" W

Total Eclipse Duration 1m 38.1s (lunar limb corrected)

Altitude: 1045.6m (3431ft)
 

Start of partial eclipse   17:35:35.4 (+17.1°)         
Start of total eclipse      18:30:12.7 (
+07.0°)   
End of total eclipse       18:31:50.8 (
+06.7°)    

Sunset                           19:11 (-00.3°)
End of partial eclipse    19:23:02.2 (-02.5
°)   

(Times above are UTC)