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Solar eclipse of December 14, 1917

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Solar eclipse of December 14, 1917

Solar eclipse of December 14, 1917
Type of eclipse
Nature Annular
Gamma -0.9157
Magnitude 0.9791
Maximum eclipse
Duration 77 sec (1 m 17 s)
Max. width of band 189 km (117 mi)
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 9:27:20
Saros 121 (55 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9323

An annular solar eclipse occurred on December 14, 1917. 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. An annular solar eclipse occurs when the Moon's apparent diameter is smaller than the Sun's, blocking most of the Sun's light and causing the Sun to look like an annulus (ring). An annular eclipse appears as a partial eclipse over a region of the

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