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Flag for Kiribati June 8, 1937 — Total Solar Eclipse — Rawaki, Phoenix Islands, Kiribati

Max view in Rawaki
Tuesday, June 8, 1937 at 7:08 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Rawaki: Total Solar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Jun 8, 1937 at 6:05 AM

Maximum: Tue, Jun 8, 1937 at 7:08 AM

Ended: Tue, Jun 8, 1937 at 8:21 AM


Duration: 2 hours, 15 minutes

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June 8, 1937 — Total Solar Eclipse — Rawaki

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This total solar eclipse was fully visible in Rawaki. This was a rare and spectacular event that could only be experienced along a relatively narrow strip on the Earth's surface. The eclipse was also visible in other areas, but the Moon did not cover the Sun completely there.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
6:05 AM Jun 87:08 AM Jun 88:21 AM Jun 8
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Local times for eclipse in Rawaki on Tuesday, June 8, 1937

EventTime in RawakiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 8 at 6:05 AM66°East-northeast8.7°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Full Eclipse beginsJun 8 at 7:07 AM63°East-northeast22.6°
The Sun becomes totally eclipsed.
Maximum EclipseJun 8 at 7:08 AM63°East-northeast22.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Full Eclipse endsJun 8 at 7:09 AM63°East-northeast23.1°
The total eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 8 at 8:21 AM57°East-northeast38.6°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Rawaki (PHOT – Phoenix Island Time).

Eclipses visible in Rawaki

Eclipse Visibility from RawakiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Apr 12LunarPartial
Partial
1930Apr 28SolarPartial
Total
1930Oct 7LunarPenumbral
Partial
1930Oct 21SolarPartial
Total
1931Sep 26LunarPenumbral
Total
1932Mar 21 / Mar 22LunarPartial
Partial
1933Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1933Sep 3LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1934Jan 30LunarPartial
Partial
1934Feb 13SolarPartial
Total
1934Jul 25 / Jul 26LunarPartial
Partial
1935Jan 19LunarTotal
Total
1935Jul 15LunarTotal
Total
1936Jan 8LunarPartial
Total
1936Jul 4LunarPartial
Partial
1937May 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1937Jun 8SolarTotal
Total
1937Nov 17LunarPartial
Partial
1937Dec 2SolarPartial
Annular
1938May 13LunarTotal
Total
1939May 3LunarTotal
Total
1939Oct 27LunarPartial
Partial
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