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Eclipse visible in London – Apr 19, 1939 Annular Solar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like in London (weather permitting).

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

More about the Apr 19, 1939 Annular Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in London on Wednesday, April 19, 1939

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 LondonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial eclipse beginsApr 19 at 6:29 PM271°West13.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseApr 19 at 7:18 PM71°East-northeast0.2° belowEclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center.
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-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
SunsetApr 19 at 8:01 PM289°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 19 at 8:04 PM289°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseApr 20 at 5:55 AM71°East-northeast0.2° 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 London (BST - British Summer Time).

Other eclipses visible in London

Dates
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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
London
Looks like in
London
Path of the eclipse
Jan 30, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 19, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 30, 1935SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16, 1935LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 8, 1936LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 19, 1936SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 28, 1936LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 18, 1937LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 7 / Nov 8, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 19, 1939SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 1939LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 22, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 16, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5, 1941LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 2 / Mar 3, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 26, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 10, 1942SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 15, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 25, 1944SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 6, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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