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Solar Eclipse Of November 12, 1985

Solar eclipse of November 12, 1985
Type of eclipse
Nature Total
Gamma -0.9795
Magnitude 1.0388
Maximum eclipse
Duration 1m 59s
Coordinates 68.6S 142.6W
Max. width of band 690 km
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 14:11:27
Saros 152 (11 of 70)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9477

A total solar eclipse occurred on November 12, 1985. 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.

It was visible only near Antarctica.

Related eclipses

Solar eclipses of 1982-1985

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.

Note: Partial solar eclipses on January 25, 1982 and July 20, 1982 occur in the previous lunar year eclipse set.

Solar eclipse series sets from 1982-1985
Ascending node   Descending node
Saros Map Saros Map
June 21, 1982
December 15, 1982
June 11, 1983
December 4, 1983
May 30, 1984
November 22, 1984
May 19, 1985
November 12, 1985



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

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