Solar eclipse of May 18, 1920

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Solar eclipse of May 18, 1920
Type of eclipse
Nature Partial
Gamma -1.0239
Magnitude 0.9734
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates 69°06′S 107°42′E / 69.1°S 107.7°E / -69.1; 107.7
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 6:14:55
Saros 146 (22 of 76)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9328

A partial solar eclipse occurred on May 18, 1920. 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 1916-1920[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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