Solar eclipse of July 30, 1916

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Solar eclipse of July 30, 1916
Type of eclipse
Nature Annular
Gamma -0.7709
Magnitude 0.9447
Maximum eclipse
Duration 384 sec (6 m 24 s)
Coordinates 29°00′S 132°24′E / 29°S 132.4°E / -29; 132.4
Max. width of band 313 km (194 mi)
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 2:06:10
Saros 144 (11 of 70)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9318

An annular solar eclipse occurred on July 30, 1916. 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. An annular solar eclipse occurs when the Moon's apparent diameter is smaller than the Sun's, blocking most of the Sun's light and causing the Sun to look like an annulus (ring). An annular eclipse appears as a partial eclipse over a region of the Earth thousands of kilometres wide.

Related eclipses[edit]

Solar eclipses of 1913-1917[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.