Solar eclipse of July 11, 1953

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Solar eclipse of July 11, 1953
Type of eclipse
Nature Partial
Gamma 1.4388
Magnitude 0.2015
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates 64.3N 71.7W
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 2:44:14
Saros 116 (69 of 70)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9406

A partial solar eclipse occurred on July 11, 1953. 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 of 1953-1956[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.

Note: Partial solar eclipse of February 14, 1953 and August 9, 1953 belong to the last lunar year set.

Solar eclipse series sets from 1953–1956
Ascending node   Descending node
Saros Map Saros Map
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July 11, 1953
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January 5, 1954
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June 30, 1954
131 SE1954Dec25A.png
December 25, 1954
136 SE1955Jun20T.png
June 20, 1955
141 SE1955Dec14A.png
December 14, 1955
146 SE1956Jun08T.png
June 8, 1956
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December 2, 1956

Metonic series[edit]

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).

This series has 21 eclipse events between July 11, 1953 and July 11, 2029.


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