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Solar eclipse of March 6, 1905

Solar eclipse of March 6, 1905
Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Annular
Gamma -0.5768
Magnitude 0.9269
Maximum eclipse
Duration 7m 58s
Coordinates 39.5S 117.4E
Max. width of band 334 km
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 5:12:26
References
Saros 138 (25 of 70)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9292

An annular solar eclipse occurred on March 6, 1905. 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 Earth thousands of kilometres wide.

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
    • Google interactive map
    • Besselian elements


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