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Solar eclipse of January 14, 1907

 

Solar eclipse of January 14, 1907

Solar eclipse of January 14, 1907
Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Total
Gamma 0.8628
Magnitude 1.0281
Maximum eclipse
Duration 2m 25s
Coordinates 38.3N 86.4E
Max. width of band 189 km
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 6:05:43
References
Saros 120 (55 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9297

A total solar eclipse occurred on January 14, 1907. 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

  • Observations 1
  • Related eclipses 2
    • Solar eclipses 1906-1909 2.1
    • Saros 120 2.2
  • See also 3
  • Notes 4
  • References 5

Observations

Supervision of a solar eclipse near station Chernjaevo on January, 1st, 1907

Observations of the solar eclipse were made from the Tian Shan Mountains.


Related eclipses

Solar eclipses 1906-1909

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 1906-1909
Ascending node   Descending node
115 July 21, 1906

Partial
120 January 14, 1907

Total
125 July 10, 1907

Annular
130 January 3, 1908

Total
135 June 28, 1908

Annular
140 December 23, 1908

Hybrid
145 June 17, 1909

Hybrid
150 December 12, 1909

Partial

Saros 120

It is a part of Saros cycle 120, repeating every 18 years, 11 days, containing 71 events. The series started with partial solar eclipse on May 27, 933 AD, and reached an annular eclipse on August 11, 1059. It was a hybrid event for 3 dates: May 8, 1510, through May 29, 1546, and total eclipses from June 8, 1564, through March 30, 2033. The series ends at member 71 as a partial eclipse on July 7, 2195. The longest duration of totality was 2 minutes, 16 seconds on August 12, 1654.[1]

Series members 55–65 occur between 1901 and 2100:
55 56 57

January 14, 1907

January 24, 1925

February 4, 1943
58 59 60

February 15, 1961

February 26, 1979

March 9, 1997
61 62 63

March 20, 2015

March 30, 2033

April 11, 2051
64 65

April 21, 2069

May 2, 2087

See also

Notes

  1. ^ http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/SEsaros/SEsaros120.html

References

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


  • Foto of observations solar eclipse of January 14, 1907
  • Solar eclipse of January 14, 1907 in Russia
  • Solar eclipse of January 14, 1907
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