A partial solar eclipse occurred on September 10, 1942. 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 September 10, 1942|
|Type of eclipse|
|Saros||153 (5 of 70)|
|Catalog # (SE5000)||9380|
Solar eclipses 1939–1942Edit
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.
|Solar eclipse series sets from 1939–1942|
|Descending node||Ascending node|
|118||April 19, 1939
|123||October 12, 1939|
|128||April 7, 1940
|133||October 1, 1940|
|138||March 27, 1941
|143||September 21, 1941|
|148||March 16, 1942
|153||September 10, 1942|
|The partial solar eclipse on August 12, 1942 occurs in the next lunar year eclipse set.|
- 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.