Solar eclipse of March 7, 1598

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Solar eclipse of March 7, 1598
Type of eclipse
Nature Total
Gamma 0.8893
Magnitude 1.0214
Maximum eclipse
Duration 93 sec (1 m 33 s)
Coordinates 47°42′N 8°12′W / 47.7°N 8.2°W / 47.7; -8.2
Max. width of band 156 km (97 mi)
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 10:10:01
Saros 133 (22 of 72)
Catalog # (SE5000) 8536

A total solar eclipse occurred on March 7, 1598. 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. It was visible in the United Kingdom with a diagonal track from Cornwall in the south-west to Aberdeen in the north-east of Scotland.

Related eclipses[edit]

It is a part of solar Saros 133.

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