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Flag for Kenya July 20, 1944 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Nairobi, Kenya

Max view in Nairobi
Thursday, July 20, 1944 at 6:31 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


Nairobi: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Thu, Jul 20, 1944 at 5:30 AM

Maximum: Thu, Jul 20, 1944 at 6:31 AM

Ended: Thu, Jul 20, 1944 at 7:41 AM


Duration: 2 hours, 11 minutes

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July 20, 1944 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Nairobi

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Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

The annular phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Nairobi, 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

SunriseMaxEnd
6:22 AM Jul 206:31 AM Jul 207:41 AM Jul 20
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Local times for eclipse in Nairobi on Thursday, July 20, 1944

EventTime in NairobiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 20 at 5:30 AM69°East-northeast12.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseJul 20 at 6:22 AM69°East-northeast0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJul 20 at 6:31 AM69°East-northeast0.2° 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 East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 20 at 7:41 AM68°East-northeast17.6°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Nairobi ( – (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 visible in Nairobi

Eclipse Visibility from NairobiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Sep 5LunarPartial
Partial
1942Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
1942Aug 26LunarTotal
Total
1943Feb 20LunarPenumbral
Partial
1943Aug 15 / Aug 16LunarPartial
Partial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
Annular
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPartial
Partial
1945Dec 19LunarTotal
Total
1946Jun 14 / Jun 15LunarTotal
Total
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
Total
1947May 20SolarPartial
Total
1947Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Nov 1SolarTotal
Total
1949Apr 13LunarTotal
Total
1949Oct 7LunarTotal
Total
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