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Eclipse visible in South Pole – Oct 12, 1939 Total Solar Eclipse

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

This total solar eclipse is fully visible in South Pole.

This is a rare and spectacular event that can only be experienced along a relatively narrow strip on the Earth's surface. The eclipse is also visible in other areas, but the Moon does not cover the Sun completely there.

More about the Oct 12, 1939 Total Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in South Pole 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 South PoleDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial eclipse beginsOct 12 at 6:34 PM270°West7.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Full Eclipse beginsOct 12 at 8:58 PM270°West7.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Sun becomes totally eclipsed.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximum EclipseOct 12 at 9:00 PM270°West7.4° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Full Eclipse endsOct 12 at 9:02 PM270°West7.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe total eclipse ends.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 12 at 10:45 PM270°West7.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Times are local for South Pole ( - (null)).

Other eclipses visible in South Pole

Dates
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path info)
EclipseType at maxVisibility in
South Pole
Looks like in
South Pole
Path of the eclipse
Jul 26, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 25, 1935SolarAnnularAnnularEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 4, 1936LunarPartialPartialEclipse 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, 1939SolarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 22, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 1, 1940SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 16 / Mar 17, 1942SolarPartialAnnularEclipse 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

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