Solar eclipse of July 9, 1964

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Solar eclipse of July 9, 1964
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Map
Type of eclipse
NaturePartial
Gamma1.3623
Magnitude0.3221
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates67°36′N 172°54′W / 67.6°N 172.9°W / 67.6; -172.9
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse11:17:53
References
Saros155 (3 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000)9429

A partial solar eclipse occurred on July 9, 1964. 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 1961-1964[edit]

This eclipse is a member of a semester series. An eclipse 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.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ van Gent, R.H. "Solar- and Lunar-Eclipse Predictions from Antiquity to the Present". A Catalogue of Eclipse Cycles. Utrecht University. Retrieved 6 October 2018.

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