Solar eclipse of August 10, 1934

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Solar eclipse of August 10, 1934
Type of eclipse
Nature Annular
Gamma -0.689
Magnitude 0.9436
Maximum eclipse
Duration 393 sec (6 m 33 s)
Coordinates 24°30′S 34°36′E / 24.5°S 34.6°E / -24.5; 34.6
Max. width of band 280 km (170 mi)
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 8:37:48
Saros 144 (12 of 70)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9361

An annular solar eclipse occurred on August 10, 1934. 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. An annular solar eclipse occurs when the Moon's apparent diameter is smaller than the Sun's, blocking most of the Sun's light and causing the Sun to look like an annulus (ring). An annular eclipse appears as a partial eclipse over a region of the Earth thousands of kilometres wide.

Related eclipses[edit]

Solar eclipses 1931-1935[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.