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Eclipse visible in Fakaofo – April 7, 1940 — Annular Solar Eclipse

The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Fakaofo

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

More about the April 7, 1940 — Annular Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Fakaofo on Sunday, April 7, 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 FakaofoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 7 at 6:17 AM83°East2.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseApr 7 at 6:27 AM83°East0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 7 at 7:25 AM83°East0.2° 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 East for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 7 at 8:43 AM76°East-northeast32.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon leaves the Sun's edge.

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 Fakaofo (TKT - Tokelau Time).

Other eclipses visible in Fakaofo

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in FakaofoLooks like in FakaofoPath of the eclipse
Jan 19, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 15, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 8, 1936LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 4, 1936LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 13, 1936SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 24, 1937LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 8, 1937SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 17, 1937LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 2, 1937SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 13 / May 14, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 3, 1939LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27, 1939LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 7, 1940SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 21, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 15, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 12 / Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5, 1941LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 25, 1942LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 19, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 15, 1943LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 8, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 4, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 1945LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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