Solar eclipse of May 30, 1946

A partial solar eclipse occurred on May 30, 1946. 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 May 30, 1946
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Map
Type of eclipse
NaturePartial
Gamma-1.0711
Magnitude0.8865
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates64°06′S 101°00′W / 64.1°S 101°W / -64.1; -101
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse21:00:24
References
Saros117 (65 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000)9390

Related eclipsesEdit

Solar eclipses 1946–1949Edit

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 1946–1949
Ascending node   Descending node
117 1946 May 30
 
Partial
122 1946 November 23
 
Partial
127 1947 May 20
 
Total
132 1947 November 12
 
Annular
137 1948 May 9
 
Annular
142 1948 November 1
 
Total
147 1949 April 28
 
Partial
152 1949 October 21
 
Partial

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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