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|
|Type of eclipse|
|Saros||117 (65 of 71)|
|Catalog # (SE5000)||9390|
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.
|Ascending node||Descending node|
|117||1946 May 30
|122||1946 November 23|
|127||1947 May 20
|132||1947 November 12|
|137||1948 May 9
|142||1948 November 1|
|147||1949 April 28
|152||1949 October 21|
- 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.
- Earth visibility chart and eclipse statistics Eclipse Predictions by Fred Espenak, NASA/GSFC