Solar eclipse of August 9, 1953

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Solar eclipse of August 9, 1953
Type of eclipse
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates62°12′S 114°42′W / 62.2°S 114.7°W / -62.2; -114.7
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse15:55:03
Saros154 (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]

This eclipse is a member of a semester series. An eclipse 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.[1]


  1. ^ van Gent, R.H. "Solar- and Lunar-Eclipse Predictions from Antiquity to the Present". A Catalogue of Eclipse Cycles. Utrecht University. Retrieved 6 October 2018.

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