Aug 12, 1942 Partial Solar Eclipse
What the eclipse would look like near the maximum point
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like near the maximum point of the eclipse (weather permitting).
Click the 'play' button to view the animation. The pause button can also be used to temporarily suspend the animation.
Where to see the eclipse
Continents seeing at least a partial eclipse:
- Indian Ocean
Partial eclipse visible in:
When the eclipse happens worldwideThe eclipse starts at one location and ends at another. The times below are actual times (in UTC) when the eclipse occurs.
|Event||UTC Time||Time in New York*|
|First location to see partial eclipse begin||Aug 12 at 2:08 AM||Aug 11 at 10:08 PM|
|Maximum Eclipse||Aug 12 at 2:45 AM||Aug 11 at 10:45 PM|
|Last location to see partial Eclipse end||Aug 12 at 3:22 AM||Aug 11 at 11:22 PM|
* Local times shown do not refer to when the eclipse can be observed from New York. Instead, they indicate the times when the eclipse begins, is at its max, and ends, somewhere else on earth. The corresponding local times are useful if you want to view the eclipse via a live webcam.
Eclipses viewable in New York.
Eclipses during year 1942
- Mar 2 – Mar 3, 1942 Total Lunar Eclipse
- Mar 16 – Mar 17, 1942 Partial Solar Eclipse
- Aug 12, 1942 Partial Solar Eclipse (Currently shown)
- Aug 26, 1942 Total Lunar Eclipse
- Sep 10, 1942 Partial Solar Eclipse
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