Mar 16 – Mar 17, 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:
Annular eclipse visible in:
Locations near the shadow's path:
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 Seattle*|
|First location to see partial eclipse begin||Mar 16 at 9:45 PM||Mar 16 at 2:45 PM|
|Maximum Eclipse||Mar 16 at 11:37 PM||Mar 16 at 4:37 PM|
|Last location to see partial Eclipse end||Mar 17 at 1:30 AM||Mar 16 at 6:30 PM|
* Local times shown do not refer to when the eclipse can be observed from Seattle. 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 Seattle.
Eclipses during year 1942
- Mar 2 – Mar 3, 1942 Total Lunar Eclipse
- Mar 16 – Mar 17, 1942 Partial Solar Eclipse (Currently shown)
- Aug 12, 1942 Partial Solar Eclipse
- Aug 26, 1942 Total Lunar Eclipse
- Sep 10, 1942 Partial Solar Eclipse
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