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June 29, 1946 Partial Solar Eclipse

Was this Partial Solar Eclipse visible in Bridgeport?

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 in Europe, North in North America, Arctic.

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Was this eclipse visible in Bridgeport?

Eclipse Shadow Path

Portion of Sun covered by the Moon (Eclipse obscuration)



The dark areas symbolize night and twilight.

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 Bridgeport*
First location to see the partial eclipse beginJun 29 at 02:56:50Jun 28 at 10:56:50 pm
Maximum EclipseJun 29 at 03:51:29Jun 28 at 11:51:29 pm
Last location to see the partial eclipse endJun 29 at 04:46:10Jun 29 at 12:46:10 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 Bridgeport 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.

Eclipse calculations usually accurate to a few seconds.

Eclipses visible in Bridgeport.

Next Partial Solar Eclipse will be on Nov 23, 1946.

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: May 30, 1946 — Partial Solar Eclipse

Second eclipse this season: June 14, 1946 — Total Lunar Eclipse