Solar eclipse of March 29, 1903

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Solar eclipse of March 29, 1903
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Type of eclipse
Nature Annular
Gamma 0.8413
Magnitude 0.9767
Maximum eclipse
Duration 113 sec (1 m 53 s)
Coordinates 56°12′N 130°18′E / 56.2°N 130.3°E / 56.2; 130.3
Max. width of band 153 km (95 mi)
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 1:35:23
References
Saros 118 (62 of 72)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9288

An annular solar eclipse occurred on March 29, 1903. 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 1902-1907[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.

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