Solar eclipse of January 14, 1964

A partial solar eclipse occurred on January 14, 1964. 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. Partial solar eclipses occur in the polar regions of the Earth when the center of the Moon's shadow misses the Earth.

Solar eclipse of January 14, 1964
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Map
Type of eclipse
NaturePartial
Gamma-1.2354
Magnitude0.5591
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates68°12′S 43°06′E / 68.2°S 43.1°E / -68.2; 43.1
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse20:30:08
References
Saros150 (14 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000)9428

Related eclipsesEdit

Solar eclipses of 1961–1964Edit

This eclipse is a member of a semester series. An eclipse 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.[1]

Solar eclipse series sets from 1961–1964
Descending node   Ascending node
Saros Map Saros Map
120  
1961 February 15
Total
125  
1961 August 11
Annular
130  
1962 February 5
Total
135  
1962 July 31
Annular
140  
1963 January 25
Annular
145  
1963 July 20
Total
150  
1964 January 14
Partial
155  
1964 July 9
Partial
Partial solar eclipses of June 10, 1964 and December 4, 1964 belong in the next lunar year set.

Saros 150Edit

It is a part of Saros cycle 150, repeating every 18 years, 11 days, containing 71 events. The series started with partial solar eclipse on August 24, 1729. It contains annular eclipses from April 22, 2126 through June 22, 2829. There are no total eclipses in this series. The series ends at member 71 as a partial eclipse on September 29, 2991. The longest duration of annularity will be 9 minutes, 58 seconds on December 19, 2522.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ van Gent, R.H. "Solar- and Lunar-Eclipse Predictions from Antiquity to the Present". A Catalogue of Eclipse Cycles. Utrecht University. Retrieved 6 October 2018.

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