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June 29, 1946 — Partial Solar Eclipse

Was this Partial Solar Eclipse visible in New York?

What the Eclipse Looked Like Near the Maximum Point

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Where the Eclipse Was Seen

Regions that saw, at least, a partial eclipse: North in Europe, North in North America, Arctic.

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Was this eclipse visible in New York?

Solar Eclipse Path

Up to 40% of the Sun was covered.

Eclipse was not visible at all.

Shades of darkness


Astronomical Twilight (Sun was 12 - 18 degrees below the horizon).

Nautical Twilight (Sun was 6 - 12 degrees below the horizon).

Civil Twilight (Sun was 0 - 6 degrees below the horizon).


Up to 40% of the Sun was covered.

Eclipse was not visible at all.

Note: Percentage values (%) relate to moon coverage of the Sun and depends on location. Visibility is weather permitting.

When the Eclipse Happened Worldwide

The eclipse started at one location and ended at another. The times below are actual times (in UTC) when the eclipse occurred.

EventUTC TimeTime in New York*
First location to see the partial eclipse beginJun 29 at 02:56Jun 28 at 10:56 PM
Maximum eclipseJun 29 at 03:50Jun 28 at 11:50 PM
Last location to see the partial eclipse endJun 29 at 04:46Jun 29 at 12:46 AM

* Local times shown do not refer to when the eclipse could be observed from New York. Instead, they indicate the times when the eclipse began, was at its max, and ended, somewhere else on Earth. The corresponding local times are useful if you wanted to view the eclipse via a live webcam.
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Next Partial Solar Eclipse will be on Nov 23, 1946.

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