Solar eclipse of August 29, 1867

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Solar eclipse of August 29, 1867
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Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Total
Gamma -0.794
Magnitude 1.0344
Maximum eclipse
Duration 2m 51s
Coordinates 41.1S 34.9W
Max. width of band 189 km
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 13:13:07
References
Saros 123 (45 of 70)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9205

A total solar eclipse occurred on August 29, 1867. 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 total solar eclipse occurs when the Moon's apparent diameter is larger than the Sun, blocking all direct sunlight, turning day into darkness. Totality occurs in a narrow path across the surface of the Earth, while a partial solar eclipse will be visible over a region thousands of kilometres wide.

Totality occurred across central Argentina and the southern Atlantic ocean.

Observations[edit]

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José J. Vergara and Luis Grosch observed the eclipse from a small hill close to Santiago.[1]

Related eclipses[edit]

It is a part of solar Saros 123.

References[edit]

  1. ^ L. Grosch. "Beobachtung der Sonnenfinsterniss am 29. August 1867.". Astronomische Nachrichten 73: 137–138. Bibcode:1869AN.....73..137G. doi:10.1002/asna.18690730903.