Solar eclipse of January 3, 1946

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Solar eclipse of January 3, 1946
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Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Partial
Gamma -1.2392
Magnitude 0.5529
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates 67.1S 177.6E
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 12:16:11
References
Saros 150 (13 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9388

A partial solar eclipse occurred on January 3, 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.

Related eclipses[edit]

Solar eclipses 1942-1946[edit]

Each member 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 1942-1946
Ascending node   Descending node
115 August 12, 1942
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Partial
120 February 4, 1943
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Total
125 August 1, 1943
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Annular
130 January 25, 1944
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Total
135 July 20, 1944
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Annular
140 January 14, 1945
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Annular
145 July 9, 1945
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Total
150 January 3, 1946
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Partial
155 June 29, 1946
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Partial

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