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Solar eclipse of February 23, 1906

Solar eclipse of February 23, 1906
Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Partial
Gamma -1.2479
Magnitude 0.5386
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates 71.4S 170.3W
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 7:43:20
References
Saros 148 (15 of 75)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9294

A partial solar eclipse occurred on February 23, 1906. 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 1902-1907

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 1902-1907
Descending node   Ascending node
108 April 8, 1902

Partial
118 March 29, 1903

Annular
123 September 21, 1903

Total
128 March 17, 1904

Annular
133 September 9, 1904

Total
138 March 6, 1905

Annular
143 August 30, 1905

Total
148 February 23, 1906

Partial
153 August 20, 1906

Partial

Notes

References

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


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