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Flag for U.S.A. April 7, 1940 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Washington DC, District of Columbia, U.S.A.

Max view in Washington DC
Sunday, April 7, 1940 at 5:05 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


Washington DC: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Sun, Apr 7, 1940 at 3:47 PM

Maximum: Sun, Apr 7, 1940 at 5:05 PM

Ended: Sun, Apr 7, 1940 at 6:15 PM


Duration: 2 hours, 28 minutes

Location

April 7, 1940 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Washington DC

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
3:47 PM Apr 75:05 PM Apr 76:15 PM Apr 7
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Local times for eclipse in Washington DC on Sunday, April 7, 1940

EventTime in Washington DCDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 7 at 3:47 PM252°West-southwest31.8°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseApr 7 at 5:05 PM265°West16.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 7 at 6:15 PM276°West3.6°
The 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).

Eclipses visible in Washington DC

Eclipse Visibility from Washington DCVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
Annular
1940Apr 21 / Apr 22LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
Partial
1942Mar 2LunarTotal
Total
1942Aug 25 / Aug 26LunarTotal
Total
1943Feb 19 / Feb 20LunarPartial
Partial
1944Feb 8 / Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
Total
1945Dec 18 / Dec 19LunarTotal
Total
1946Nov 23SolarPartial
Partial
1947Nov 12SolarPartial
Annular
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Oct 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1949Apr 12 / Apr 13LunarTotal
Total
1949Oct 6 / Oct 7LunarTotal
Total
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