Solar eclipse of February 14, 1953
|Solar eclipse of February 14, 1953|
|Type of eclipse|
|Saros||149 (17 of 71)|
|Catalog # (SE5000)||9404|
A partial solar eclipse occurred on February 14, 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.
Solar eclipses of 1950–1953
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 1950–1953|
|Ascending node||Descending node|
March 18, 1950
September 12, 1950
March 7, 1951
September 1, 1951
February 25, 1952
August 20, 1952
February 14, 1953
August 9, 1953
|Solar eclipse of July 11, 1953 belongs to the next lunar year set|
- 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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