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Flag for U.S.A. February 4, 1943 — Total Solar Eclipse — Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.A.

Max view in Phoenix
Thursday, February 4, 1943 at 7:02 PM

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Phoenix: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Feb 4, 1943 at 6:42 PM

Maximum: Thu, Feb 4, 1943 at 7:02 PM

Ended: Thu, Feb 4, 1943 at 7:30 PM

Duration: 48 minutes


February 4, 1943 — Total Solar Eclipse — Phoenix

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The total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Phoenix, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covered only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

6:42 PM Feb 47:02 PM Feb 47:02 PM Feb 4
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Local times for eclipse in Phoenix on Thursday, February 4, 1943

EventTime in PhoenixDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 4 at 6:42 PM248°West-southwest3.1°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximum EclipseFeb 4 at 7:02 PM251°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.
SunsetFeb 4 at 7:02 PM251°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 4 at 7:30 PM251°West-southwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Phoenix (MWT – (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 Phoenix

Eclipse Visibility from PhoenixVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
1940Apr 21LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 15 / Oct 16LunarPenumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
1942Mar 2LunarPartial
1942Aug 25 / Aug 26LunarTotal
1943Feb 4SolarPartial
1943Feb 19 / Feb 20LunarPartial
1944Feb 8 / Feb 9LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPenumbral
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Dec 18LunarTotal
1947Nov 12SolarPartial
1947Nov 27 / Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPenumbral
1948Oct 17LunarPenumbral
1949Apr 12LunarTotal
1949Oct 6LunarTotal
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