Solar eclipse of May 21, 1993

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Solar eclipse of May 21, 1993
Type of eclipse
Nature Partial
Gamma 1.1372
Magnitude 0.7352
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates 68°48′N 162°18′E / 68.8°N 162.3°E / 68.8; 162.3
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 14:20:15
Saros 118 (67 of 72)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9493

A partial solar eclipse occurred on May 21, 1993. 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 1993-1996[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.

Metonic series[edit]


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