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Flag for Canada February 4, 1943 — Total Solar Eclipse — Aklavik, Northwest Territories, Canada

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Friday, February 5, 1943 at 12:19 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Aklavik: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Feb 4, 1943 at 11:22 PM

Maximum: Fri, Feb 5, 1943 at 12:19 AM

Ended: Fri, Feb 5, 1943 at 1:26 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 5 minutes


February 4, 1943 – February 5, 1943 — Total Solar Eclipse — Aklavik

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

11:22 PM Feb 412:19 AM Feb 512:20 AM Feb 5
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Local times for eclipse in Aklavik on Friday, February 5, 1943

EventTime in AklavikDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 4 at 11:22 PM211°South-southwest2.7°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southwest.
Maximum EclipseFeb 5 at 12:19 AM224°Southwest0.2° 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 Southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
SunsetFeb 5 at 12:20 AM224°Southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 5 at 1:26 AM239°West-southwest5.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Aklavik (zzz – (null)).

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 and Transits Visible in Aklavik

Eclipse Visibility From AklavikVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
1940Nov 11MercuryTransit
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
1942Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarPenumbral
1942Aug 26LunarPartial
1942Sep 10SolarPartial
1943Feb 4 / Feb 5SolarPartial
1943Feb 20LunarPartial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
1945Dec 18 / Dec 19LunarTotal
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
1947Nov 12SolarPartial
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPenumbral
1948May 9SolarPartial
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
1949Apr 13LunarTotal
1949Oct 6 / Oct 7LunarTotal
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