Solar eclipse of December 13, 1974
|Solar eclipse of December 13, 1974|
|Type of eclipse|
|Saros||151 (12 of 72)|
|Catalog # (SE5000)||9453|
A partial solar eclipse occurred on December 13, 1974. 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.
Solar eclipses of 1971-1974
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.
|Solar eclipse series sets from 1971-1974|
|Descending node||Ascending node|
July 22, 1971
January 16, 1972
July 10, 1972
January 4, 1973
June 30, 1973
December 24, 1973
June 20, 1974
December 13, 1974
- 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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