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Flag for Seychelles October 1, 1940 — Total Solar Eclipse — Victoria, Seychelles

Max view in Victoria
Tuesday, October 1, 1940 at 6:12 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Victoria: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Oct 1, 1940 at 6:00 PM

Maximum: Tue, Oct 1, 1940 at 6:12 PM

Ended: Tue, Oct 1, 1940 at 6:49 PM

Duration: 49 minutes


October 1, 1940 — Total Solar Eclipse — Victoria

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The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Victoria, 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

6:00 PM Oct 16:12 PM Oct 16:12 PM Oct 1
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Local times for eclipse in Victoria on Tuesday, October 1, 1940

EventTime in VictoriaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 1 at 6:00 PM267°West2.3°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximum EclipseOct 1 at 6:12 PM267°West0.2° 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 for the best view of the eclipse.
SunsetOct 1 at 6:12 PM267°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 1 at 6:49 PM267°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Victoria (SCT – Seychelles 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 Victoria

Eclipse Visibility from VictoriaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 1SolarPartial
1941Sep 5 / Sep 6LunarPartial
1942Mar 3LunarTotal
1942Aug 26LunarPartial
1943Aug 15 / Aug 16LunarPartial
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPartial
1945Dec 19LunarTotal
1946Jun 14 / Jun 15LunarTotal
1946Dec 8 / Dec 9LunarTotal
1947Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
1948Apr 23LunarPenumbral
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
1948Nov 1SolarPartial
1949Oct 7LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Victoria, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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