Solar eclipse of August 9, 1953

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Solar eclipse of August 9, 1953
Type of eclipse
Nature Partial
Gamma -1.344
Magnitude 0.3729
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates 62°12′S 114°42′W / 62.2°S 114.7°W / -62.2; -114.7
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 15:55:03
Saros 154 (3 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9405

A partial solar eclipse occurred on August 9, 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 1950-1953[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.


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