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Eclipse visible in Washington DC – Apr 7, 1940 Annular Solar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like in Washington DC (weather permitting).

The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Washington DC, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

More about the Apr 7, 1940 Annular Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Washington DC on Sunday, April 7, 1940

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in Washington DCDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial eclipse beginsApr 7 at 3:47 PM252°West-southwest31.8° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseApr 7 at 5:05 PM265°West16.9° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 7 at 6:15 PM276°West3.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Times are local for Washington DC (EST - Eastern Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Washington DC

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
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Looks like in
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Path of the eclipse
Feb 3, 1935SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 15 / Jul 16, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 27 / Dec 28, 1936LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 25, 1937LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 18, 1937LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 14, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 7, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 19, 1939SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27 / Oct 28, 1939LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 7, 1940SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 21 / Apr 22, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 16, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 2, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 25 / Aug 26, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 19 / Feb 20, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 8 / Feb 9, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5 / Jul 6, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 9, 1945SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 18 / Dec 19, 1945LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth

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