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Solar eclipse of September 10, 1923

 

Solar eclipse of September 10, 1923

Solar eclipse of September 10, 1923
Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Total
Gamma 0.5149
Magnitude 1.043
Maximum eclipse
Duration 3m 37s
Coordinates 34.7N 121.8W
Max. width of band 167 km
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 20:47:29
References
Saros 143 (18 of 72)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9335

A total solar eclipse occurred on September 10, 1923. 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.

The path of totality crossed the Pacific Ocean, northwestern and northern Mexico, Yucatan peninsula, Belize.

Contents

  • Related eclipses 1
    • Solar eclipses of 1921-1924 1.1
    • Solar 143 1.2
  • Notes 2
  • References 3

Related eclipses

Solar eclipses of 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

Solar 143

It is a part of Saros cycle 143, repeating every 18 years, 11 days, containing 72 events. The series started with partial solar eclipse on March 7, 1617 and total event from June 24, 1797 through October 24, 1995. It has hybrid eclipses from November 3, 2013 through December 6, 2067, and annular eclipses from December 16, 2085 through September 16, 2536. The series ends at member 72 as a partial eclipse on April 23, 2873. The longest duration of totality was 3 minutes, 50 seconds on August 19, 1887.[1]

Series members 17-28 occur between 1901 and 2100:
17 18 19

August 30, 1905

September 10, 1923

September 21, 1941
20 21 22

October 2, 1959

October 12, 1977

October 24, 1995
23 24 25

November 3, 2013

November 14, 2031

November 25, 2049
26 27 28

December 6, 2067

December 16, 2085

Notes

  1. ^ http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/SEsaros/SEsaros143.html

References

  • Earth visibility chart and eclipse statistics Eclipse Predictions by Fred Espenak, NASA/GSFC
    • Google interactive map
    • Besselian elements
  • Foto and sketchs of Solar Corona September 10, 1923
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