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Flag for Australia October 13, 1939 — Total Solar Eclipse — Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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Friday, October 13, 1939 at 5:37 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Adelaide: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Oct 13, 1939 at 4:20 AM

Maximum: Fri, Oct 13, 1939 at 5:37 AM

Ended: Fri, Oct 13, 1939 at 5:57 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes


October 13, 1939 — Total Solar Eclipse — Adelaide

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The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Adelaide, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

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Local times for eclipse in Adelaide on Friday, October 13, 1939

EventTime in AdelaideDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 13 at 4:20 AM111°East-southeast16.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseOct 13 at 5:37 AM99°East0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 13 at 5:37 AM99°East0.2° below
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Since the Sun is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 13 at 5:57 AM97°East3.4°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Times are local for Adelaide (ACST – Australian Central Standard Time).

This eclipse is in progress during sunrise or sunset, so the Sun is displayed only partly in some phases, according to its altitude below the horizon. The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses visible in Adelaide

Eclipse Visibility from AdelaideVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Oct 8LunarPartial
1930Oct 22SolarPartial
1931Apr 3LunarTotal
1931Sep 27LunarTotal
1932Mar 7SolarPartial
1932Mar 22 / Mar 23LunarPartial
1932Sep 15LunarPartial
1933Feb 10LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 6LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 21SolarPartial
1934Jan 30 / Jan 31LunarPartial
1934Jul 26 / Jul 27LunarPartial
1935Jan 19 / Jan 20LunarTotal
1936Jan 9LunarTotal
1936Jul 5LunarPartial
1936Dec 14SolarPartial
1937May 25LunarPenumbral
1937Nov 18LunarPenumbral
1938May 14LunarTotal
1939May 3 / May 4LunarTotal
1939Oct 13SolarPartial
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