The beginning of the eclipse in Riga will be 12:12, but the maximum phase, when the Moon covers 59% of the Sun's diameter, will be 13:23 and the eclipse will end at 14:33.
In other places of Latvia, both the timing and the maximum phase will vary slightly. Everything will take place in Liepāja a few minutes earlier, and the phase will be slightly smaller than in Rīga. Everything will take place a few minutes later in Latgale, but the maximum phase will be 63%.
This eclipse will not be seen as a full eclipse of the Sun anywhere on Earth.
The association said that partial eclipses of the Sun were observed once every 2-6 years in Latvia. The previous partial solar eclipse was observed in Latvia on 10 June 2021, but the next is expected on March 29, 2025, when the moon covers only a fifth of the Sun's diameter.
The full eclipse of the Sun in Latvia was last observed in 1954, but the next one will only be observed in 2142.