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Solar eclipse of May 9, 1910

Solar eclipse of May 9, 1910
Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Total
Gamma -0.9437
Magnitude 1.06
Maximum eclipse
Duration 4m 15s
Coordinates 48.2S 125.2E
Max. width of band 594 km
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 5:42:13
References
Saros 117 (63 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9304

A total solar eclipse occurred on May 9, 1910. 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.

Related eclipses

Solar eclipses of 1910-1913

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 1910-1913
Ascending node   Descending node
117 May 9, 1910

Total
122 November 2, 1910

Partial
127 April 28, 1911

Total
132 October 22, 1911

Annular
137 April 17, 1912

Hybrid
142 October 10, 1912

Total
147 April 6, 1913

Partial
152 September 30, 1913

Partial

References

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


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