Solar eclipse of May 9, 1910

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Solar eclipse of May 9, 1910
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Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Total
Gamma -0.9437
Magnitude 1.06
Maximum eclipse
Duration 255 sec (4 m 15 s)
Coordinates 48°12′S 125°12′E / 48.2°S 125.2°E / -48.2; 125.2
Max. width of band 594 km (369 mi)
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 5:42:13
References
Saros 117 (63 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9304

A total solar eclipse occurred on May 9, 1910. 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.

Related eclipses[edit]

Solar eclipses of 1910-1913[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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