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Solar eclipse of January 23, 1917

Solar eclipse of January 23, 1917
Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Partial
Gamma 1.1508
Magnitude 0.7254
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates 63.2N 25.6E
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 7:28:31
References
Saros 149 (15 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9319

A partial solar eclipse occurred on January 23, 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. 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 of 1913-1917

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 1913-1917
Descending node   Ascending node
114 August 31, 1913

Partial
119 February 25, 1914

Annular
124 August 21, 1914

Total
129 February 14, 1915

Annular
134 August 10, 1915

Annular
139 February 3, 1916

Total
144 July 30, 1916

Annular
149 January 23, 1917

Partial
154 July 19, 1917

Partial

References

External links

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



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