Solar eclipse of September 10, 1942

Summary

Solar eclipse of September 10, 1942
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Map
Type of eclipse
NaturePartial
Gamma1.2571
Magnitude0.523
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates71°54′N 50°00′E / 71.9°N 50°E / 71.9; 50
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse15:39:32
References
Saros153 (5 of 70)
Catalog # (SE5000)9380

A partial solar eclipse occurred on September 10, 1942. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the image of the Sun for a viewer on Earth. A partial solar eclipse occurs in the polar regions of the Earth when the center of the Moon's shadow misses the Earth.

Related eclipses

Solar eclipses 1939–1942

This eclipse is a member of a semester series. An eclipse in a semester series of solar eclipses repeats approximately every 177 days and 4 hours (a semester) at alternating nodes of the Moon's orbit.[1]

Solar eclipse series sets from 1939–1942
Descending node   Ascending node
Saros Map Saros Map
118 April 19, 1939
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Annular
123 October 12, 1939
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Total
128 April 7, 1940
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Annular
133 October 1, 1940
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Total
138 March 27, 1941
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Annular
143 September 21, 1941
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Total
148 March 16, 1942
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Partial
153 September 10, 1942
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Partial
The partial solar eclipse on August 12, 1942 occurs in the next lunar year eclipse set.

References

  1. ^ van Gent, R.H. "Solar- and Lunar-Eclipse Predictions from Antiquity to the Present". A Catalogue of Eclipse Cycles. Utrecht University. Retrieved 6 October 2018.

External links

  • Earth visibility chart and eclipse statistics Eclipse Predictions by Fred Espenak, NASA/GSFC
    • Besselian elements