Solar eclipse of November 1, 1929

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Solar eclipse of November 1, 1929
Type of eclipse
Nature Annular
Gamma 0.3514
Magnitude 0.9649
Maximum eclipse
Duration 234 sec (3 m 54 s)
Coordinates 4°30′N 3°06′E / 4.5°N 3.1°E / 4.5; 3.1
Max. width of band 134 km (83 mi)
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 12:05:10
Saros 132 (41 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9350

An annular solar eclipse occurred on November 1, 1929. 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. An annular solar eclipse occurs when the Moon's apparent diameter is smaller than the Sun's, blocking most of the Sun's light and causing the Sun to look like an annulus (ring). An annular eclipse appears as a partial eclipse over a region of the Earth thousands of kilometres wide.

Related eclipses[edit]

Solar eclipses of 1928-1931[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.

Saros 132[edit]

It is a part of Saros cycle 132, repeating every 18 years, 11 days, containing 71 events. The series started with partial solar eclipse on August 13, 1208. It contains annular eclipses from March 17, 1569 through March 12, 2146, hybrid on March 23, 2164 and April 3, 2183 and total eclipses from April 14, 2200 through June 19, 2308. The series ends at member 71 as a partial eclipse on September 25, 2470. The longest duration of annular was 6 minutes, 56 seconds on May 9, 1641, and totality will be 2 minutes, 14 seconds on June 8, 2290.[1]