Solar eclipse of December 13, 1974

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Solar eclipse of December 13, 1974
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Type of eclipse
Nature Partial
Gamma 1.0797
Magnitude 0.8266
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates 66°48′N 69°24′W / 66.8°N 69.4°W / 66.8; -69.4
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 16:13:13
References
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.

Related eclipses[edit]

Solar eclipses of 1971-1974[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: Partial solar eclipses on February 25, 1971 and August 20, 1971 occur in the next lunar year set.

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