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Flag for New Zealand May 31, 1946 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Chatham Islands, Chatham Islands, New Zealand

Max view in Chatham Islands
Friday, May 31, 1946 at 7:59 AM

Global Type: Partial Solar Eclipse


Chatham Islands: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Fri, May 31, 1946 at 7:33 AM

Maximum: Fri, May 31, 1946 at 7:59 AM

Ended: Fri, May 31, 1946 at 8:27 AM


Duration: 54 minutes

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May 31, 1946 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Chatham Islands

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During this partial solar eclipse, the Moon covered only parts of the Sun, as seen from Chatham Islands. There were no locations on Earth where the Sun appeared completely covered during this event. The Moon covered only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
7:33 AM May 317:59 AM May 318:27 AM May 31
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Local times for eclipse in Chatham Islands on Friday, May 31, 1946

EventTime in Chatham IslandsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 31 at 7:33 AM58°East-northeast1.2°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximum EclipseMay 31 at 7:59 AM53°Northeast4.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northeast.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 31 at 8:27 AM48°Northeast8.7°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northeast.
Times are local for Chatham Islands ( – (null)).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Chatham Islands

Eclipse Visibility from Chatham IslandsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarPartial
Partial
1941Mar 28SolarPartial
Annular
1941Sep 6LunarPartial
Partial
1942Aug 26LunarPartial
Total
1943Feb 20LunarPartial
Partial
1943Aug 16LunarPartial
Partial
1944Jul 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Aug 4 / Aug 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jan 14SolarPartial
Annular
1945Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
1946May 31SolarPartial
Partial
1946Jun 15LunarTotal
Total
1946Dec 9LunarPenumbral
Total
1947Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Apr 23 / Apr 24LunarPartial
Partial
1949Apr 13LunarPartial
Total
1949Oct 22SolarPartial
Partial
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