Solar eclipse of August 12, 1942

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Solar eclipse of August 12, 1942
Type of eclipse
Nature Partial
Gamma -1.5244
Magnitude 0.0561
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates 70°24′S 99°54′E / 70.4°S 99.9°E / -70.4; 99.9
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 2:45:12
Saros 115 (72 of 72)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9381

A partial solar eclipse occurred on August 12, 1942. 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.

Note: The partial solar eclipse on September 10, 1942 occurs in the previous lunar year eclipse set.


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