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Eclipse visible in Nukualofa – April 8, 1940 — Annular Solar Eclipse

The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Nukualofa

The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Nukualofa, 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 Nukualofa on Monday, April 8, 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 NukualofaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 8 at 5:45 AM85°East6.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseApr 8 at 6:09 AM83°East0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 8 at 6:41 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 8 at 7:43 AM74°East-northeast20.5° 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 Nukualofa (TOT - Tonga Time).

Other eclipses visible in Nukualofa

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in NukualofaLooks like in NukualofaPath of the eclipse
Jan 20, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 9, 1936LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 1936LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 14, 1936SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 25, 1937LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 9, 1937SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 18, 1937LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 3, 1937SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 14, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 4, 1939LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 13, 1939SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 1939LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 8, 1940SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 22, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 16, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13 / Mar 14, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 28, 1941SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 6, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 26, 1942LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16, 1943LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 6, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 5, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 30, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 14, 1945SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26, 1945LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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