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Flag for USA April 19, 1939 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA

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Wednesday, April 19, 1939 at 11:40 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Washington DC: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Apr 19, 1939 at 10:50 AM

Maximum: Wed, Apr 19, 1939 at 11:40 AM

Ended: Wed, Apr 19, 1939 at 12:31 PM

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes


April 19, 1939 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Washington DC

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The annular phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Washington DC, 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

10:50 AM Apr 1911:40 AM Apr 1912:31 PM Apr 19
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Local times for eclipse in Washington DC on Wednesday, April 19, 1939

EventTime in Washington DCDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 19 at 10:50 AM143°Southeast57.3°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseApr 19 at 11:40 AM166°South-southeast61.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 19 at 12:31 PM192°South-southwest61.6°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Washington DC (EST – Eastern Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Washington DC

Eclipse Visibility From Washington DCVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1930Apr 12 / Apr 13LunarPartial
1930Apr 28SolarPartial
1932Mar 22LunarPartial
1932Aug 31SolarPartial
1933Mar 11LunarPenumbral
1933Sep 3 / Sep 4LunarPenumbral
1934Jul 26LunarPenumbral
1935Feb 3SolarPartial
1935Jul 15 / Jul 16LunarTotal
1936Dec 27 / Dec 28LunarPenumbral
1937May 25LunarPenumbral
1937Nov 18LunarPartial
1938May 14LunarTotal
1938Nov 7LunarTotal
1939Apr 19SolarPartial
1939Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarPartial
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