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Solar eclipse of October 14, 2023

 

Solar eclipse of October 14, 2023

Solar eclipse of October 14, 2023
Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Annular
Gamma 0.3753
Magnitude 0.952
Maximum eclipse
Duration 317 sec (5 m 17 s)
Coordinates
Max. width of band 187 km (116 mi)
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 18:00:41
References
Saros 134 (44 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9560

An annular solar eclipse will occur on October 14, 2023. 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

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