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Flag for Tonga January 14, 1945 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Nukualofa, Tonga

Max view in Nukualofa
Sunday, January 14, 1945 at 7:28 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


Nukualofa: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Sun, Jan 14, 1945 at 6:42 PM

Maximum: Sun, Jan 14, 1945 at 7:28 PM

Ended: Sun, Jan 14, 1945 at 8:29 PM


Duration: 1 hour, 47 minutes

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January 14, 1945 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Nukualofa

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

The annular 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

StartMaxSunset
6:42 PM Jan 147:28 PM Jan 147:28 PM Jan 14
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Local times for eclipse in Nukualofa on Sunday, January 14, 1945

EventTime in NukualofaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 14 at 6:42 PM251°West-southwest9.2°
The 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° below
Moon 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
Times are local for Nukualofa (TOT – Tonga Time).

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.

Eclipses visible in Nukualofa

Eclipse Visibility from NukualofaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 8SolarPartial
Annular
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarPartial
Partial
1941Mar 28SolarPartial
Annular
1941Sep 6LunarPartial
Partial
1942Aug 26LunarPartial
Total
1943Feb 20LunarPartial
Partial
1943Aug 16LunarPenumbral
Partial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Aug 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jan 14SolarPartial
Annular
1945Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
1946Jun 15LunarTotal
Total
1946Dec 9LunarPartial
Total
1947Jun 4LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Apr 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1949Apr 13LunarPartial
Total
1949Oct 7LunarPenumbral
Total
1949Oct 22SolarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Nukualofa, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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