Solar eclipse of December 24, 1916

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Solar eclipse of December 24, 1916
Type of eclipse
Nature Partial
Gamma -1.5321
Magnitude 0.0114
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates 65°42′S 32°06′E / 65.7°S 32.1°E / -65.7; 32.1
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 20:46:22
Saros 111 (78 of 79)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9320

A partial solar eclipse occurred on December 24, 1916. 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. This minor eclipse was only visible off shore from Antarctica.

Related eclipses[edit]

Solar eclipses 1916-1920[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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