Home > Sun & Moon > Eclipses > Anchorage, Alaska, USA

Flag for USA February 4, 1943 — Total Solar Eclipse — Anchorage, Alaska, USA

Max View in Anchorage
Thursday, February 4, 1943 at 3:24 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Anchorage: Total Solar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Feb 4, 1943 at 2:15 PM

Maximum: Thu, Feb 4, 1943 at 3:24 PM

Ended: Thu, Feb 4, 1943 at 4:29 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 15 minutes


February 4, 1943 — Total Solar Eclipse — Anchorage

Live Eclipse Animation will start at:
Live Eclipse Animation has ended.
You are using an outdated browser, to view the animation please update or switch to a modern browser. Alternatively you can view the old animation by clicking here.

Animation: How the Total Solar Eclipse Looked

This total solar eclipse was fully visible in Anchorage. This was a rare and spectacular event that could only be experienced along a relatively narrow strip on the Earth's surface. The eclipse was also visible in other areas, but the Moon did not cover the Sun completely there.

More about the February 4, 1943 – February 5, 1943 — Total Solar Eclipse

Add Eclipse to Calendar

Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

2:15 PM Feb 43:24 PM Feb 44:29 PM Feb 4
Expand for more details on eclipse events and times

Local times for eclipse in Anchorage on Thursday, February 4, 1943

EventTime in AnchorageDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 4 at 2:15 PM195°South-southwest11.6°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Full Eclipse beginsFeb 4 at 3:23 PM211°South-southwest8.4°
The Sun becomes totally eclipsed.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southwest.
Maximum EclipseFeb 4 at 3:24 PM212°South-southwest8.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southwest.
Full Eclipse endsFeb 4 at 3:24 PM212°South-southwest8.4°
The total eclipse ends.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southwest.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 4 at 4:29 PM227°Southwest3.5°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southwest.
Times are local for Anchorage (CAWT – (null)).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Anchorage

Eclipse Visibility From AnchorageVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1940Apr 21LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 15 / Oct 16LunarPenumbral
1940Nov 11MercuryTransit
1941Mar 12 / Mar 13LunarPartial
1942Aug 25LunarPartial
1943Feb 4SolarTotal
1943Feb 19LunarPartial
1944Feb 8LunarPenumbral
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPenumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
1945Dec 18LunarTotal
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
1947Nov 12SolarPartial
1947Nov 27 / Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPartial
1948May 8SolarPartial
1948Oct 17LunarPenumbral
1949Apr 12LunarPartial
1949Oct 6LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Anchorage, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All Eclipses Worldwide, From 1900 to 2100