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May 11, 1975 Partial Solar Eclipse

Was this Partial Solar Eclipse visible in Wichita?

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: Europe, Much of Asia, North/West Africa, North/West North America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic.

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Was this eclipse visible in Wichita?

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 Wichita*
First location to see the partial eclipse beginMay 11 at 05:08:28May 11 at 12:08:28 am
Maximum EclipseMay 11 at 07:16:47May 11 at 2:16:47 am
Last location to see the partial eclipse endMay 11 at 09:24:52May 11 at 4:24:52 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 Wichita 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 Wichita.

Next Partial Solar Eclipse will be on Nov 3, 1975.

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 first eclipse this season.

Second eclipse this season: May 25, 1975 — Total Lunar Eclipse