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Flag for U.S.A. December 2, 1937 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.A.

Max view in Phoenix
Thursday, December 2, 1937 at 5:09 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


Phoenix: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Thu, Dec 2, 1937 at 4:28 PM

Maximum: Thu, Dec 2, 1937 at 5:09 PM

Ended: Thu, Dec 2, 1937 at 6:49 PM


Duration: 2 hours, 21 minutes

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December 2, 1937 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Phoenix

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Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxSunset
4:28 PM Dec 25:09 PM Dec 25:20 PM Dec 2
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Local times for eclipse in Phoenix on Thursday, December 2, 1937

EventTime in PhoenixDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 2 at 4:28 PM236°West-southwest8.7°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximum EclipseDec 2 at 5:09 PM242°West-southwest1.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
SunsetDec 2 at 5:20 PM244°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsDec 2 at 6:49 PM244°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Phoenix (MST – Mountain 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 Phoenix

Eclipse Visibility from PhoenixVisibility 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
1934Jul 26LunarPartial
Partial
1935Jan 19LunarPartial
Total
1935Feb 3SolarPartial
Partial
1935Jul 15 / Jul 16LunarTotal
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
1939Apr 19SolarPartial
Annular
1939May 3LunarPenumbral
Total
1939Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarPartial
Partial
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