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Flag for Antarctica March 16, 1942 — Partial Solar Eclipse — South Pole, Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott station)

Max view in South Pole
Tuesday, March 17, 1942 at 12:08 AM

Global Type: Partial Solar Eclipse


South Pole: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Mon, Mar 16, 1942 at 9:43 PM

Maximum: Tue, Mar 17, 1942 at 12:08 AM

Ended: Tue, Mar 17, 1942 at 1:28 AM


Duration: 3 hours, 45 minutes

Location

March 16, 1942 – March 17, 1942 — Partial Solar Eclipse — South Pole

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

During this partial solar eclipse, the Moon covered only parts of the Sun, as seen from South Pole. There were no locations on Earth where the Sun appeared completely covered during this event. The Moon covered only a small portion of the Sun.

More about the March 16, 1942 – March 17, 1942 — Partial Solar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
9:43 PM Mar 1612:08 AM Mar 171:28 AM Mar 17
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Local times for eclipse in South Pole on Tuesday, March 17, 1942

EventTime in South PoleDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 16 at 9:43 PM270°West2.0°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximum EclipseMar 17 at 12:08 AM270°West2.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 17 at 1:28 AM90°East2.0°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Times are local for South Pole ( – (null)).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in South Pole

Eclipse Visibility from South PoleVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 1SolarPartial
Total
1941Sep 5LunarPartial
Partial
1942Mar 16 / Mar 17SolarPartial
Partial
1942Aug 26LunarTotal
Total
1943Aug 15LunarPartial
Partial
1944Jul 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jan 14SolarPartial
Annular
1945Jun 25LunarPartial
Partial
1946Jan 3SolarPartial
Partial
1946Jun 14LunarTotal
Total
1947Jun 3LunarPartial
Partial
1948Apr 23LunarPartial
Partial
1948Nov 1SolarTotal
Total
1949Apr 13LunarTotal
Total
1949Oct 21SolarTotal
Partial
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