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Flag for New Zealand October 13, 1939 — Total Solar Eclipse — Christchurch, New Zealand (Ōtautahi)

Max view in Christchurch
Friday, October 13, 1939 at 7:51 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Christchurch: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Fri, Oct 13, 1939 at 6:53 AM

Maximum: Fri, Oct 13, 1939 at 7:51 AM

Ended: Fri, Oct 13, 1939 at 8:54 AM


Duration: 2 hours, 1 minute

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October 13, 1939 — Total Solar Eclipse — Christchurch

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
6:53 AM Oct 137:51 AM Oct 138:54 AM Oct 13
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Local times for eclipse in Christchurch on Friday, October 13, 1939

EventTime in ChristchurchDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 13 at 6:53 AM89°East11.8°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseOct 13 at 7:51 AM79°East-northeast22.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 13 at 8:54 AM66°East-northeast33.0°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Christchurch (NZST – New Zealand Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Christchurch

Eclipse Visibility from ChristchurchVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Apr 13LunarPartial
Partial
1930Oct 8LunarPenumbral
Partial
1930Oct 22SolarPartial
Total
1931Apr 3LunarPartial
Total
1931Sep 27LunarPartial
Total
1932Mar 22 / Mar 23LunarPartial
Partial
1932Sep 15LunarPenumbral
Partial
1933Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1933Aug 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1934Jan 31LunarPartial
Partial
1934Jul 26 / Jul 27LunarPartial
Partial
1935Jan 20LunarTotal
Total
1935Jul 16LunarTotal
Total
1935Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
1936Jan 9LunarPartial
Total
1936Jul 5LunarPartial
Partial
1936Dec 14SolarPartial
Annular
1937May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1937Nov 18LunarPartial
Partial
1938May 14LunarTotal
Total
1939May 3 / May 4LunarTotal
Total
1939Oct 13SolarPartial
Total
1939Oct 28LunarPartial
Partial
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