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Flag for USA April 7, 1940 — Annular Solar Eclipse — New York, New York, USA

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Sunday, April 7, 1940 at 5:05 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

New York: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Apr 7, 1940 at 3:50 PM

Maximum: Sun, Apr 7, 1940 at 5:05 PM

Ended: Sun, Apr 7, 1940 at 6:12 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 22 minutes


April 7, 1940 — Annular Solar Eclipse — New York

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

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

3:50 PM Apr 75:05 PM Apr 76:12 PM Apr 7
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Local times for eclipse in New York on Sunday, April 7, 1940

EventTime in New YorkDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 7 at 3:50 PM253°West-southwest28.6°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseApr 7 at 5:05 PM267°West14.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 7 at 6:12 PM278°West2.2°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Times are local for New York (EST – Eastern Standard Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in New York

Eclipse Visibility From New YorkVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
1940Apr 21 / Apr 22LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
1940Nov 11MercuryTransit
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
1942Mar 2LunarTotal
1942Aug 25 / Aug 26LunarTotal
1943Feb 19 / Feb 20LunarPartial
1944Feb 8 / Feb 9LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPenumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
1945Dec 18 / Dec 19LunarTotal
1946Nov 23SolarPartial
1947Nov 12SolarPartial
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948Oct 17LunarPenumbral
1949Apr 12 / Apr 13LunarTotal
1949Oct 6 / Oct 7LunarTotal
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