Solar eclipse of July 18, 1860

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Solar eclipse of July 18, 1860
Type of eclipse
Nature Total
Gamma 0.5487
Magnitude 1.05
Maximum eclipse
Duration 3m 39s
Coordinates 52.5N 20.3W
Max. width of band 198 km
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 14:26:24
Saros 124 (46 of 73)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9188

A total solar eclipse occurred on July 18, 1860. 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.

Toulouse - L'éclipse de La lunette M. Raux (Baux ^) et ... (illisible) coll. humide - Fonds Trutat - MHNT.PHa.814.105.jpg
People watching an eclipse in 1860 at Toulouse, France. Picture by Eugène Trutat, Muséum de Toulouse.

Related eclipses[edit]

It is a part of solar Saros 124.