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Flag for Egypt May 20, 1947 — Total Solar Eclipse — Cairo, Egypt (Al Qâhirah)

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Tuesday, May 20, 1947 at 5:20 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Cairo: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Tue, May 20, 1947 at 4:56 PM

Maximum: Tue, May 20, 1947 at 5:20 PM

Ended: Tue, May 20, 1947 at 5:43 PM


Duration: 47 minutes

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May 20, 1947 — Total Solar Eclipse — Cairo

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

StartMaxEnd
4:56 PM May 205:20 PM May 205:43 PM May 20
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Local times for eclipse in Cairo on Tuesday, May 20, 1947

EventTime in CairoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 20 at 4:56 PM281°West-northwest21.3°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMay 20 at 5:20 PM284°West-northwest16.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 20 at 5:43 PM287°West-northwest11.5°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Cairo (EET – Eastern European Time).

Eclipses visible in Cairo

Eclipse Visibility from CairoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Sep 5LunarPartial
Partial
1942Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
1942Aug 26LunarTotal
Total
1943Feb 20LunarPartial
Partial
1943Aug 15 / Aug 16LunarPartial
Partial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
Annular
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
Total
1945Dec 19LunarTotal
Total
1946Jun 14LunarTotal
Total
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
Total
1947May 20SolarPartial
Total
1947Jun 3LunarPartial
Partial
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1949Apr 13LunarTotal
Total
1949Oct 7LunarTotal
Total
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