Solar eclipse of July 11, 1953

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Solar eclipse of July 11, 1953
Type of eclipse
Nature Partial
Gamma 1.4388
Magnitude 0.2015
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates 64°18′N 71°42′W / 64.3°N 71.7°W / 64.3; -71.7
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 2:44:14
Saros 116 (69 of 70)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9406

A partial solar eclipse occurred on July 11, 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.

Related eclipses[edit]

Solar eclipses of 1953-1956[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 eclipse of February 14, 1953 and August 9, 1953 belong to the last lunar year set.

Metonic series[edit]

The metonic series repeats eclipses every 19 years (6939.69 days), lasting about 5 cycles. Eclipses occur in nearly the same calendar date. In addition, the octon subseries repeats 1/5 of that or every 3.8 years (1387.94 days).


External links[edit]