Solar eclipse of July 11, 1953

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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).


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