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Eclipse visible in Athens – September 10, 1942 — Partial Solar Eclipse

The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Athens

During this partial solar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Athens. There are no other locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.

More about the September 10, 1942 — Partial Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Athens on Thursday, September 10, 1942

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 AthensDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 10 at 6:07 PM272°West6.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximum EclipseSep 10 at 6:40 PM277°West0.0° 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 West for the best view of the eclipse.
SunsetSep 10 at 6:41 PM277°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 10 at 7:19 PM277°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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 Athens (CEST - Central European Summer Time).

Other eclipses visible in Athens

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in AthensLooks like in AthensPath of the eclipse
Nov 7 / Nov 8, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 3, 1939LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 1939LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 22, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 2 / Mar 3, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 26, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 10, 1942SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 15, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 6, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 20, 1944SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 1945LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 9, 1945SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 19, 1945LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 14, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 8, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 3, 1947LunarPenumbralPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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