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Flag for Antarctica October 12, 1939 — Total Solar Eclipse — McMurdo, Antarctica (McMurdo Station, Ross Island)

Max view in McMurdo
Thursday, October 12, 1939 at 8:50 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


McMurdo: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Thu, Oct 12, 1939 at 7:52 PM

Maximum: Thu, Oct 12, 1939 at 8:50 PM

Ended: Thu, Oct 12, 1939 at 9:50 PM


Duration: 1 hour, 59 minutes

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October 12, 1939 — Total Solar Eclipse — McMurdo

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The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in McMurdo, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covered only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
7:52 PM Oct 128:50 PM Oct 129:50 PM Oct 12
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Local times for eclipse in McMurdo on Thursday, October 12, 1939

EventTime in McMurdoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 12 at 7:52 PM74°East-northeast10.9°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseOct 12 at 8:50 PM59°East-northeast13.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 12 at 9:50 PM44°Northeast16.3°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for McMurdo ( – (null)).

Eclipses visible in McMurdo

Eclipse Visibility from McMurdoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Apr 13LunarPartial
Partial
1930Oct 7LunarPenumbral
Partial
1930Oct 21SolarPartial
Total
1931Apr 2LunarTotal
Total
1931Sep 26LunarPartial
Total
1932Mar 7SolarAnnular
Annular
1932Mar 22LunarPartial
Partial
1932Sep 14LunarPartial
Partial
1933Aug 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1933Sep 4LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1934Jul 26LunarPartial
Partial
1935Jul 16LunarTotal
Total
1935Dec 25SolarPartial
Annular
1936Jul 4LunarPartial
Partial
1936Dec 13SolarPartial
Annular
1937May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1938May 14LunarTotal
Total
1939May 3LunarTotal
Total
1939Oct 12SolarPartial
Total
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