Solar eclipse of July 18, 1860

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Solar eclipse of July 18, 1860
Type of eclipse
Nature Total
Gamma 0.5487
Magnitude 1.05
Maximum eclipse
Duration 219 sec (3 m 39 s)
Coordinates 52°30′N 20°18′W / 52.5°N 20.3°W / 52.5; -20.3
Max. width of band 198 km (123 mi)
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 14:26:24
Saros 124 (46 of 73)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9188

A total solar eclipse occurred on July 18, 1860. 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 total solar eclipse occurs when the Moon's apparent diameter is larger than the Sun's, blocking all direct sunlight, turning day into darkness. Totality occurs in a narrow path across Earth's surface, with the partial solar eclipse visible over a surrounding region thousands of kilometres wide. Toulouse - L'éclipse de La lunette M. Raux (Baux ^) et ... (illisible) coll. humide - Fonds Trutat - MHNT.PHa.814.105.jpg
People watching an eclipse in 1860 at Toulouse, France. Picture by Eugène Trutat, Muséum de Toulouse.

Related eclipses[edit]

It is a part of solar Saros 124.