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Flag for Australia July 20, 1944 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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Thursday, July 20, 1944 at 4:58 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Adelaide: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Jul 20, 1944 at 4:37 PM

Maximum: Thu, Jul 20, 1944 at 4:58 PM

Ended: Thu, Jul 20, 1944 at 5:19 PM

Duration: 43 minutes


July 20, 1944 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Adelaide

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The annular phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Adelaide, 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

4:37 PM Jul 204:58 PM Jul 205:19 PM Jul 20
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Local times for eclipse in Adelaide on Thursday, July 20, 1944

EventTime in AdelaideDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 20 at 4:37 PM302°West-northwest7.9°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Maximum EclipseJul 20 at 4:58 PM299°West-northwest4.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 20 at 5:19 PM296°West-northwest0.6°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
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 West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Times are local for Adelaide (ACST – Australian Central Standard Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Adelaide

Eclipse Visibility From AdelaideVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1940Mar 24LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
1940Nov 12MercuryTransit
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
1941Sep 6LunarPartial
1943Aug 1SolarPartial
1943Aug 16LunarPartial
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 29 / Dec 30LunarPenumbral
1945Jan 14SolarPartial
1945Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
1946Jun 15LunarTotal
1946Dec 9LunarTotal
1947Jun 4LunarPartial
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948Apr 23 / Apr 24LunarPartial
1948Nov 1SolarPartial
1949Oct 22SolarPartial
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