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Flag for Argentina May 20, 1947 — Total Solar Eclipse — Buenos Aires, Argentina

Max view in Buenos Aires
Tuesday, May 20, 1947 at 9:16 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Buenos Aires: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Tue, May 20, 1947 at 8:13 AM

Maximum: Tue, May 20, 1947 at 9:16 AM

Ended: Tue, May 20, 1947 at 10:25 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 11 minutes


May 20, 1947 — Total Solar Eclipse — Buenos Aires

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The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Buenos Aires, 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

8:13 AM May 209:16 AM May 2010:25 AM May 20
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Local times for eclipse in Buenos Aires on Tuesday, May 20, 1947

EventTime in Buenos AiresDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 20 at 8:13 AM62°East-northeast5.0°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Maximum EclipseMay 20 at 9:16 AM52°Northeast15.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 20 at 10:25 AM38°Northeast25.6°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Buenos Aires (ARST – (null)).

Eclipses visible in Buenos Aires

Eclipse Visibility from Buenos AiresVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 21 / Apr 22LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 1SolarPartial
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
1941Mar 27SolarPartial
1942Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
1942Aug 25 / Aug 26LunarTotal
1943Feb 19 / Feb 20LunarPartial
1944Jan 25SolarPartial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 6LunarPenumbral
1945Dec 18 / Dec 19LunarTotal
1947May 20SolarPartial
1947Jun 3LunarPenumbral
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPenumbral
1949Apr 12 / Apr 13LunarTotal
1949Oct 6 / Oct 7LunarTotal
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