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Eclipse visible in Nukualofa – January 14, 1945 — 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.

The Moon covers a large portion of the Sun, so this is still a spectacular sight.

More about the January 14, 1945 — Annular Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Nukualofa on Sunday, January 14, 1945

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 beginsJan 14 at 6:42 PM251°West-southwest9.2° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximum EclipseJan 14 at 7:28 PM247°West-southwest0.2° 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-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
SunsetJan 14 at 7:28 PM247°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJan 14 at 8:29 PM247°West-southwest0.2° 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 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
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
Jun 15, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 9, 1946LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 1947LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 1947LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 24, 1948LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 13, 1949LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 7, 1949LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 22, 1949SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 26, 1950LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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