Solar eclipse of August 9, 1896

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Solar eclipse of August 9, 1896
Type of eclipse
Nature Total
Gamma 0.6964
Magnitude 1.0392
Maximum eclipse
Duration 2m 43s
Coordinates 54.4N 132.2E
Max. width of band 182 km
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 5:09:00
Saros 124 (48 of 73)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9272

A total solar eclipse occurred on August 9, 1896. 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.

It was visible across Europe, Asia, and Japan.


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Related eclipses[edit]

It is a part of solar Saros 124.