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Eclipse visible in Kolkata – July 20, 1944 — Annular Solar Eclipse

The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Kolkata

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

The Moon covers a large portion of the Sun, so this is still a spectacular sight.

More about the July 20, 1944 — Annular Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Kolkata on Thursday, July 20, 1944

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 KolkataDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 20 at 9:59 AM85°East52.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseJul 20 at 11:48 AM96°East77.4° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 20 at 1:45 PM266°West75.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon leaves the Sun's edge.

Times are local for Kolkata (IST - Israel Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Kolkata

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in KolkataLooks like in KolkataPath of the eclipse
May 3, 1939LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 24, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5 / Sep 6, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 21, 1941SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 15 / Aug 16, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 20, 1944SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 4, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25 / Jun 26, 1945LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 19, 1945LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 14 / Jun 15, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 8 / Dec 9, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 3 / Jun 4, 1947LunarPenumbralPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 23, 1948LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 9, 1948SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 7, 1949LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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