Solar eclipse of November 13, 1993

A partial solar eclipse occurred on November 13–14, 1993. 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. It was visible at sunrise over parts of Australia on November 14th (Sunday), and ended at sunset over the southern tip of South America on November 13th (Saturday).

Solar eclipse of November 13, 1993
Type of eclipse
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates69°36′S 58°18′E / 69.6°S 58.3°E / -69.6; 58.3
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse21:45:51
Saros123 (52 of 70)
Catalog # (SE5000)9494



Related eclipsesEdit

Solar eclipses 1993–1996Edit

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]

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 ascending node.


  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.

External linksEdit