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Flag for USA November 12, 1947 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA

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Wednesday, November 12, 1947 at 3:47 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Washington DC: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Nov 12, 1947 at 3:23 PM

Maximum: Wed, Nov 12, 1947 at 3:47 PM

Ended: Wed, Nov 12, 1947 at 4:10 PM

Duration: 47 minutes


November 12, 1947 — 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

3:23 PM Nov 123:47 PM Nov 124:10 PM Nov 12
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Local times for eclipse in Washington DC on Wednesday, November 12, 1947

EventTime in Washington DCDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 12 at 3:23 PM232°Southwest15.0°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseNov 12 at 3:47 PM236°Southwest11.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsNov 12 at 4:10 PM240°West-southwest7.5°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
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
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
1940Apr 21 / Apr 22LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
1940Nov 11MercuryTransit
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
1942Mar 2LunarTotal
1942Aug 25 / Aug 26LunarTotal
1943Feb 19 / Feb 20LunarPartial
1944Feb 8 / Feb 9LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPenumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
1945Dec 18 / Dec 19LunarTotal
1946Nov 23SolarPartial
1947Nov 12SolarPartial
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948Oct 17LunarPenumbral
1949Apr 12 / Apr 13LunarTotal
1949Oct 6 / Oct 7LunarTotal
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