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Eclipse visible in Victoria – October 1, 1940 — Total Solar Eclipse

The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Victoria

The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Victoria, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

The Moon covers only a small portion of the Sun.

More about the October 1, 1940 — Total Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Victoria on Tuesday, October 1, 1940

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in VictoriaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 1 at 6:01 PM267°West2.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximum EclipseOct 1 at 6:11 PM267°West0.2° belowEclipse as seen from earthMoon 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 6:11 PM267°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 1 at 6:49 PM267°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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.

Times are local for Victoria (SCT - Seychelles Time).

Other eclipses visible in Victoria

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in VictoriaLooks like in VictoriaPath of the eclipse
Jan 19, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16, 1935LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 8 / Jan 9, 1936LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 4, 1936LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 28, 1936LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 7 / Nov 8, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 3, 1939LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23 / Mar 24, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 1, 1940SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5 / Sep 6, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 26, 1942LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 15 / Aug 16, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 20, 1944SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 1945LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 19, 1945LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth

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