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Flag for Madagascar October 1, 1940 — Total Solar Eclipse — Antananarivo, Madagascar

Max view in Antananarivo
Tuesday, October 1, 1940 at 5:26 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Antananarivo: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Oct 1, 1940 at 4:33 PM

Maximum: Tue, Oct 1, 1940 at 5:26 PM

Ended: Tue, Oct 1, 1940 at 6:15 PM


Duration: 1 hour, 42 minutes

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October 1, 1940 — Total Solar Eclipse — Antananarivo

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Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Antananarivo, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxSunset
4:33 PM Oct 15:26 PM Oct 15:47 PM Oct 1
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Local times for eclipse in Antananarivo on Tuesday, October 1, 1940

EventTime in AntananarivoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 1 at 4:33 PM272°West16.8°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseOct 1 at 5:26 PM268°West4.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
SunsetOct 1 at 5:47 PM266°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 1 at 6:15 PM266°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Antananarivo (EAT – Eastern Africa 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 Antananarivo

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