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August 30, 1924 Partial Solar Eclipse

Was this Partial Solar Eclipse visible in Washington DC?

What the Eclipse Looked Like Near the Maximum Point

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Where the Eclipse Was Seen

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Path of the Eclipse Shadow

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

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Was this eclipse visible in Washington DC?

Eclipse Shadow Path

Portion of Sun covered by the Moon (Eclipse obscuration)

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When the Eclipse Happened Worldwide — Timeline

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 Washington DC*
First location to see the partial eclipse beginAug 30 at 06:50:27Aug 30 at 2:50:27 am
Maximum EclipseAug 30 at 08:22:42Aug 30 at 4:22:42 am
Last location to see the partial eclipse endAug 30 at 09:54:59Aug 30 at 5:54:59 am

* These local times do not refer to a specific location but indicate the beginning, peak, and end of the eclipse on a global scale, each line referring to a different location. Please note that the local times for Washington DC are meant as a guideline in case you want to view the eclipse via a live webcam. They do not mean that the eclipse is necessarily visible there.

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Eclipses visible in Washington DC.

Next Partial Solar Eclipse will be on Dec 24, 1927.

An Eclipse Never Comes Alone!

A solar eclipse always occurs about two weeks before or after a lunar eclipse.

Usually, there are two eclipses in a row, but other times, there are three during the same eclipse season.

All eclipses 1900 — 2199

This is the third eclipse this season.

First eclipse this season: July 31, 1924 — Partial Solar Eclipse

Second eclipse this season: August 14, 1924 — Total Lunar Eclipse