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Flag for United Kingdom April 19, 1939 — Annular Solar Eclipse — London, England, United Kingdom

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Wednesday, April 19, 1939 at 7:18 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

London: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Apr 19, 1939 at 6:29 PM

Maximum: Wed, Apr 19, 1939 at 7:18 PM

Ended: Wed, Apr 19, 1939 at 8:04 PM

Duration: 1 hour, 36 minutes


April 19, 1939 — Annular Solar Eclipse — London

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

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

6:29 PM Apr 197:18 PM Apr 198:02 PM Apr 19
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Local times for eclipse in London on Wednesday, April 19, 1939

EventTime in LondonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 19 at 6:29 PM271°West13.5°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseApr 19 at 7:18 PM280°West5.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
SunsetApr 19 at 8:02 PM289°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 19 at 8:04 PM289°West-northwest0.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for London (BST – British Summer 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 and Transits Visible in London

Eclipse Visibility From LondonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1930Apr 13LunarPenumbral
1930Oct 7LunarPartial
1931Apr 2LunarTotal
1931Sep 26LunarTotal
1932Sep 14 / Sep 15LunarPartial
1933Mar 12LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 5LunarPenumbral
1933Sep 4LunarPenumbral
1934Jan 30LunarPartial
1935Jan 19LunarTotal
1935Jun 30SolarPartial
1935Jul 16LunarPartial
1936Jan 8LunarTotal
1936Jun 19SolarPartial
1936Dec 28LunarPenumbral
1937Nov 18LunarPenumbral
1938Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
1939Apr 19SolarPartial
1939Oct 28LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in London, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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