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Flag for Greece September 10, 1942 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Athens, Greece

Max view in Athens
Thursday, September 10, 1942 at 6:42 PM

Global Type: Partial Solar Eclipse

Athens: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Sep 10, 1942 at 6:06 PM

Maximum: Thu, Sep 10, 1942 at 6:42 PM

Ended: Thu, Sep 10, 1942 at 7:19 PM

Duration: 1 hour, 13 minutes


September 10, 1942 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Athens

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

6:06 PM Sep 106:42 PM Sep 106:42 PM Sep 10
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Local times for eclipse in Athens on Thursday, September 10, 1942

EventTime in AthensDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 10 at 6:06 PM271°West6.4°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximum EclipseSep 10 at 6:42 PM277°West0.2° 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 West for the best view of the eclipse.
SunsetSep 10 at 6:42 PM277°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 10 at 7:19 PM277°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Athens (CEST – Central European Summer Time).

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 visible in Athens

Eclipse Visibility from AthensVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Mar 23LunarPenumbral
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
1941Sep 5LunarPartial
1942Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
1942Aug 26LunarTotal
1942Sep 10SolarPartial
1943Feb 20LunarPartial
1943Aug 15LunarPartial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 6LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
1945Dec 19LunarTotal
1946Jun 14LunarTotal
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
1947Jun 3LunarPartial
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
1949Apr 13LunarTotal
1949Apr 28SolarPartial
1949Oct 7LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Athens, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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