Nov 23, 1946 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).
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Where to see the eclipse
Continents seeing at least a partial eclipse:
- Parts of North America
- North in South America
Partial eclipse visible in:
- Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.
- Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- Iqaluit, Nunavut Territory, Canada
- Pangnirtung, Nunavut Territory, Canada
- Qikiqtarjuaq, Nunavut Territory, Canada
- Chibougamau, Quebec, Canada
- Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
- Montreal, Quebec, Canada
- Washington DC, District of Columbia, U.S.A.
- Sisimiut, Greenland
- New York, New York, U.S.A.
- Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
- Nuuk, Greenland
- Hopedale, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
- Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
- Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
- Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
- Blanc-Sablon, Quebec, Canada
- Saint-Pierre, Saint Pierre and Miquelon
- St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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 Washington DC*|
|First location to see partial eclipse begin||Nov 23 at 3:25 PM||Nov 23 at 10:25 AM|
|Maximum Eclipse||Nov 23 at 5:37 PM||Nov 23 at 12:37 PM|
|Last location to see partial Eclipse end||Nov 23 at 7:50 PM||Nov 23 at 2:50 PM|
* Local times shown do not refer to when the eclipse can be observed from Washington DC. 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 Washington DC.
Eclipses during year 1946
- Jan 3, 1946 Partial Solar Eclipse
- May 30, 1946 Partial Solar Eclipse
- Jun 14, 1946 Total Lunar Eclipse
- Jun 29, 1946 Partial Solar Eclipse
- Nov 23, 1946 Partial Solar Eclipse (Currently shown)
- Dec 8, 1946 Total Lunar Eclipse
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