Home > Sun & Moon > Eclipses > Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.A.

Flag for U.S.A. November 12, 1947 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.A.

Max view in Anchorage
Wednesday, November 12, 1947 at 8:45 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Anchorage: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Nov 12, 1947 at 7:52 AM

Maximum: Wed, Nov 12, 1947 at 8:45 AM

Ended: Wed, Nov 12, 1947 at 9:40 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 48 minutes


November 12, 1947 — Annular 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 Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

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

More about the November 12, 1947 — Annular Solar Eclipse

Add Eclipse to Calendar

Phases and local times of this eclipse

7:55 AM Nov 128:45 AM Nov 129:40 AM Nov 12
Expand for more details on eclipse events and times

Local times for eclipse in Anchorage on Wednesday, November 12, 1947

EventTime in AnchorageDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 12 at 7:52 AM126°Southeast0.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseNov 12 at 7:55 AM127°Southeast0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseNov 12 at 8:45 AM127°Southeast0.2° 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 Southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsNov 12 at 9:40 AM151°South-southeast7.5°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southeast.
Times are local for Anchorage (CAT – (null)).

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 Anchorage

Eclipse Visibility from AnchorageVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 21LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 15 / Oct 16LunarPenumbral
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