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Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in McMurdo, Antarctica

Eclipse visible in McMurdo – Oct 12, 1939 Total Solar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like in in McMurdo (weather permitting).

The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in McMurdo, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

The Moon covers a large portion of the Sun, so this is still a spectacular sight.

More about the Oct 12, 1939 Total Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in McMurdo on Thursday, October 12, 1939

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in McMurdoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 12 at 7:52 PM74°East-northeast11.0° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseOct 12 at 8:51 PM59°East-northeast13.8° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 12 at 9:51 PM44°Northeast16.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for McMurdo ( - (null)).

Other eclipses visible in McMurdo

Dates
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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
McMurdo
Looks like in
McMurdo
Path of the eclipse
Jul 26, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 19, 1935LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 25, 1935SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 4, 1936LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 13, 1936SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 25, 1937LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 14, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 3, 1939LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 12, 1939SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 22, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 16, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 27, 1941SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 16, 1942SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 26, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 15, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 6, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 4, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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