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Flag for Mexico December 2, 1937 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico

Max view in Mexico City
Thursday, December 2, 1937 at 5:56 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Mexico City: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Dec 2, 1937 at 5:46 PM

Maximum: Thu, Dec 2, 1937 at 5:56 PM

Ended: Thu, Dec 2, 1937 at 7:52 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 6 minutes


December 2, 1937 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Mexico City

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

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

5:46 PM Dec 25:56 PM Dec 25:56 PM Dec 2
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Local times for eclipse in Mexico City on Thursday, December 2, 1937

EventTime in Mexico CityDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 2 at 5:46 PM246°West-southwest1.8°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximum EclipseDec 2 at 5:56 PM247°West-southwest0.2° 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-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
SunsetDec 2 at 5:56 PM247°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsDec 2 at 7:52 PM247°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Mexico City (CST – Central Standard 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 Mexico City

Eclipse Visibility from Mexico CityVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Apr 12 / Apr 13LunarPartial
1930Apr 28SolarPartial
1932Mar 22LunarPartial
1932Aug 31SolarPartial
1933Mar 11LunarPenumbral
1933Sep 3 / Sep 4LunarPenumbral
1934Jul 26LunarPartial
1935Jan 19LunarPenumbral
1935Feb 3SolarPartial
1935Jul 15 / Jul 16LunarTotal
1936Dec 27LunarPenumbral
1937May 24 / May 25LunarPenumbral
1937Jun 8SolarPartial
1937Nov 18LunarPartial
1937Dec 2SolarPartial
1938May 13 / May 14LunarTotal
1938Nov 7LunarPartial
1939Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarPartial
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