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Solar eclipse of April 28, 1911

 

Solar eclipse of April 28, 1911

Solar eclipse of April 28, 1911
Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Total
Gamma -0.2294
Magnitude 1.0562
Maximum eclipse
Duration 4m 57s
Coordinates 1.9N 151.9W
Max. width of band 190 km
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 22:27:22
References
Saros 127 (52 of 82)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9306

A total solar eclipse occurred on April 28, 1911. 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 total solar eclipse occurs when the Moon's apparent diameter is larger than the Sun, blocking all direct sunlight, turning day into darkness. Totality occurs in a narrow path across the surface of the Earth, while a partial solar eclipse will be visible over a region thousands of kilometres wide.

Contents

  • Related eclipses 1
    • Solar eclipses 1910-1913 1.1
    • Saros 127 1.2
  • Notes 2
  • References 3

Related eclipses

Solar eclipses 1910-1913

Each member 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.

Solar eclipse series sets from 1910-1913
Ascending node   Descending node
117 May 9, 1910

Total
122 November 2, 1910

Partial
127 April 28, 1911

Total
132 October 22, 1911

Annular
137 April 17, 1912

Hybrid
142 October 10, 1912

Total
147 April 6, 1913

Partial
152 September 30, 1913

Partial

Saros 127

It is a part of Saros cycle 127, repeating every 18 years, 11 days, containing 82 events. The series started with partial solar eclipse on October 10, 991 AD. It contains total eclipses from May 14, 1352 through August 15, 2091. The series ends at member 82 as a partial eclipse on March 21, 2452. The longest duration of totality was 5 minutes, 40 seconds on August 30, 1532.[1]

Series members 52-62 occur between 1901 and 2100:
52 53 54

April 28, 1911

May 9, 1929

May 20, 1947
55 56 57

May 30, 1965

June 11, 1983

June 21, 2001
58 59 60

July 2, 2019

July 13, 2037

July 24, 2055
61 62

August 3, 2073

August 15, 2091

Notes

  1. ^ http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/SEsaros/SEsaros127.html

References

  • NASA graphics
  • Report on the total solar eclipse of 1911, April 28 Tonga Island, South Pacific
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