Solar eclipse of May 7, 1902

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Solar eclipse of May 7, 1902
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Type of eclipse
NaturePartial
Gamma-1.0831
Magnitude0.8593
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates70°00′S 125°06′W / 70°S 125.1°W / -70; -125.1
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse22:34:16
References
Saros146 (21 of 76)
Catalog # (SE5000)9285

A partial solar eclipse occurred on May 7, 1902. 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.

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Solar eclipses 1901–1902[edit]

This eclipse is a member of the 1898–1902 solar eclipse 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.

Saros 146[edit]

It is a part of Saros cycle 146, repeating every 18 years, 11 days, containing 76 events. The series started with partial solar eclipse on September 19, 1541. It contains total eclipses from May 29, 1938 through October 7, 2154, hybrid eclipses from October 17, 2172 through November 20, 2226, and annular eclipses from December 1, 2244 through August 10, 2659. The series ends at member 76 as a partial eclipse on December 29, 2893. The longest duration of totality was 5 minutes, 21 seconds on June 30, 1992.

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