Solar eclipse of July 11, 1953

A partial solar eclipse occurred on July 11, 1953. 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 partial solar eclipse occurs in the polar regions of the Earth when the center of the Moon's shadow misses the Earth.

Solar eclipse of July 11, 1953
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Map
Type of eclipse
NaturePartial
Gamma1.4388
Magnitude0.2015
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates64°18′N 71°42′W / 64.3°N 71.7°W / 64.3; -71.7
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse2:44:14
References
Saros116 (69 of 70)
Catalog # (SE5000)9406

Related eclipsesEdit

Solar eclipses of 1953–1956Edit

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]

Note: Partial solar eclipse of February 14, 1953 and August 9, 1953 belong to the last lunar year set.

Metonic seriesEdit

The metonic series repeats eclipses every 19 years (6939.69 days), lasting about 5 cycles. Eclipses occur in nearly the same calendar date. In addition, the octon subseries repeats 1/5 of that or every 3.8 years (1387.94 days). All eclipses in this table occur at the Moon's descending node.

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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