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Solar eclipse of September 22, 2006

Solar eclipse of September 22, 2006
Partial from São Paulo, Brazil
Type of eclipse
Nature Annular
Gamma -0.4062
Magnitude 0.9352
Maximum eclipse
Duration 429 sec (7 m 9 s)
Max. width of band 261 km (162 mi)
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 11:41:16
Saros 144 (16 of 70)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9522

An annular solar eclipse occurred on September 22, 2006. 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

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