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Eclipse visible in Melbourne – October 13, 1939 — Total Solar Eclipse

The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Melbourne

The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Melbourne, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

More about the October 12, 1939 — Total Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Melbourne on Friday, October 13, 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 MelbourneDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 13 at 4:49 AM108°East-southeast10.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseOct 13 at 5:39 AM100°East0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 13 at 5:39 AM100°East0.2° belowEclipse as seen from earthMoon 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 6:32 AM92°East9.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon leaves the Sun's edge.

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.

Times are local for Melbourne (AEST - Australian Eastern Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Melbourne

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in MelbourneLooks like in MelbournePath of the eclipse
Jan 31, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 26 / Jul 27, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 19 / Jan 20, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16, 1935LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 9, 1936LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 1936LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 14, 1936SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 25, 1937LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 18, 1937LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 14, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 3 / May 4, 1939LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 13, 1939SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 1939LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 24, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 16, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13 / Mar 14, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 6, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 1, 1943SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 20, 1944SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 4, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29 / Dec 30, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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