Solar eclipse of February 25, 1971

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Solar eclipse of February 25, 1971
Type of eclipse
Nature Partial
Gamma 1.1188
Magnitude 0.7872
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates 61°24′N 33°30′W / 61.4°N 33.5°W / 61.4; -33.5
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 9:38:07
Saros 149 (18 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9444

A partial solar eclipse occurred on February 25, 1971. 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 1968-1971[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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