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Flag for U.S.A. November 21, 1938 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Oakland, California, U.S.A.

Max view in Oakland
Monday, November 21, 1938 at 4:54 PM

Global Type: Partial Solar Eclipse


Oakland: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Mon, Nov 21, 1938 at 4:11 PM

Maximum: Mon, Nov 21, 1938 at 4:54 PM

Ended: Mon, Nov 21, 1938 at 5:55 PM


Duration: 1 hour, 43 minutes

Location

November 21, 1938 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Oakland

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Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

During this partial solar eclipse, the Moon covered only parts of the Sun, as seen from Oakland. There were no locations on Earth where the Sun appeared completely covered during this event.

More about the November 21, 1938 – November 22, 1938 — Partial Solar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxSunset
4:11 PM Nov 214:54 PM Nov 214:54 PM Nov 21
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Local times for eclipse in Oakland on Monday, November 21, 1938

EventTime in OaklandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 21 at 4:11 PM238°West-southwest6.7°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximum EclipseNov 21 at 4:54 PM245°West-southwest0.2° 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 West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
SunsetNov 21 at 4:54 PM245°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsNov 21 at 5:55 PM245°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Oakland (PST – Pacific Standard 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 visible in Oakland

Eclipse Visibility from OaklandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Apr 12 / Apr 13LunarPartial
Partial
1930Apr 28SolarPartial
Total
1932Mar 22LunarPartial
Partial
1932Aug 31SolarPartial
Total
1933Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1933Mar 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1933Sep 3LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1934Jan 30LunarPenumbral
Partial
1934Feb 13SolarPartial
Total
1934Jul 26LunarPartial
Partial
1935Jan 19LunarTotal
Total
1935Feb 3SolarPartial
Partial
1935Jul 15LunarTotal
Total
1936Dec 27LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1937May 24 / May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1937Jun 8SolarPartial
Total
1937Nov 17 / Nov 18LunarPartial
Partial
1937Dec 2SolarPartial
Annular
1938May 13 / May 14LunarTotal
Total
1938Nov 21SolarPartial
Partial
1939Apr 19SolarPartial
Annular
1939May 3LunarPenumbral
Total
1939Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarPartial
Partial
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