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Flag for Tonga October 13, 1939 — Total Solar Eclipse — Nukualofa, Tonga

Max view in Nukualofa
Friday, October 13, 1939 at 7:40 AM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse


Nukualofa: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Fri, Oct 13, 1939 at 7:05 AM

Maximum: Fri, Oct 13, 1939 at 7:40 AM

Ended: Fri, Oct 13, 1939 at 8:17 AM


Duration: 1 hour, 12 minutes

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October 13, 1939 — Total Solar Eclipse — Nukualofa

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

StartMaxEnd
7:05 AM Oct 137:40 AM Oct 138:17 AM Oct 13
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Local times for eclipse in Nukualofa on Friday, October 13, 1939

EventTime in NukualofaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 13 at 7:05 AM90°East20.8°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseOct 13 at 7:40 AM87°East28.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 13 at 8:17 AM83°East37.6°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Nukualofa (TOT – Tonga Time).

Eclipses visible in Nukualofa

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