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Solar eclipse of October 1, 1921

Solar eclipse of October 1, 1921
Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Total
Gamma -0.9383
Magnitude 1.0293
Maximum eclipse
Duration 1m 52s
Coordinates 66.1S 56.1W
Max. width of band 291 km
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 12:35:58
References
Saros 123 (48 of 70)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9331

A total solar eclipse occurred on October 1, 1922. 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 1921-1924

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 1921-1924
Ascending node   Descending node
118 April 8, 1921

Annular
123 October 1, 1921

Total
128 March 28, 1922

Annular
133 September 21, 1922

Total
138 March 17, 1923

Annular
143 September 10, 1923

Total
148 March 5, 1924

Partial
153 August 30, 1924

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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