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Solar eclipse of March 6, 1905

Solar eclipse of March 6, 1905
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
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

118 March 29, 1903

123 September 21, 1903

128 March 17, 1904

133 September 9, 1904

138 March 6, 1905

143 August 30, 1905

148 February 23, 1906

153 August 20, 1906




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