Partial Solar Eclipse (June 21, 2020)
A partial solar eclipse will occur across Japan in the afternoon of June 21, 2020. This is a dedicated page for providing NAOJ’s live stream of the solar eclipse and solar images captured by the Solar Flare Telescope installed at NAOJ Mitaka Campus.
Live Stream (Japanese language only)
The solar eclipse will be live-streamed from Ishigakijima Observatory, Nayoro Observatory, and the Solar Flare Telescope at NAOJ Mitaka Campus.
Solar Flare Telescope: Hα fulldisk images (updated every minute)
- Depending on the weather conditions, the solar eclipse may not be observable, or the live stream and/or image updates may stop.
- Excessive access may prevent this page and the images from being properly displayed during the solar eclipse.
- The website of the NAOJ Solar Science Observatory provides solar images at other wavelengths as well.
Solar Eclipse Forecast
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The live stream is scheduled to include a feed from Ishigaki Island Okinawa, where the eclipse will start earlier than the time listed for Tokyo. Be sure to watch from the beginning to avoid missing any of the action.