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Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.A.

Eclipse visible in Anchorage – Nov 21, 1938 Partial Solar Eclipse

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

During this partial solar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Anchorage. As the central part of the Moon's shadow (umbra) misses the Earth during a partial solar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.

More about the Nov 21 – Nov 22, 1938 Partial Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Anchorage on Monday, November 21, 1938

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 AnchorageDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial eclipse beginsNov 21 at 12:50 PM196°South-southwest7.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southwest.
Maximum EclipseNov 21 at 2:11 PM214°Southwest3.9° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southwest.
SunsetNov 21 at 3:09 PM227°Southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsNov 21 at 3:27 PM227°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 Anchorage ( - (null)).

Other eclipses visible in Anchorage

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Looks like in
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Path of the eclipse
Mar 11, 1933LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 3, 1933LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 30, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 13, 1934SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 25 / Jul 26, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 19, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 15, 1935LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 8, 1936LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 18, 1936SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 27, 1936LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 24, 1937LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 17 / Nov 18, 1937LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 2, 1937SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 13 / May 14, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 21, 1938SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 19, 1939SolarAnnularAnnularEclipse as seen from earth
May 3, 1939LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27, 1939LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 21, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 15 / Oct 16, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 12 / Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 25, 1942LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 4, 1943SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 19, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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