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A partial solar eclipse occurred on July 30, 1935. 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 30, 1935
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Map
Type of eclipse
NaturePartial
Gamma-1.4259
Magnitude0.2315
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates62°54′S 5°54′W / 62.9°S 5.9°W / -62.9; -5.9
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse9:16:28
References
Saros154 (2 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000)9364

The eclipse occurred around 100 miles (160 km) offshore from Cape Town, the area of the southernmost of Africa and occurred in the area dividing the Atlantic and the Indian oceans, also a small part of northern Antarctica at the Indian Ocean was included.

Related eclipsesEdit

Solar eclipses 1931–1935Edit

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]

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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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