Solar eclipse of November 19, 1816

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Solar eclipse of November 19, 1816
Type of eclipse
Nature Total
Gamma 0.8408
Magnitude 1.0233
Maximum eclipse
Duration 120 sec (2 m 0 s)
Coordinates 35°00′N 41°30′E / 35°N 41.5°E / 35; 41.5
Max. width of band 144 km (89 mi)
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 10:17:23
Saros 120 (50 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9081

A total solar eclipse occurred on November 19, 1816. 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.


From Germany, this total eclipse could not be seen with clouded sky except by few observers at Pomerania only.[1]

Related eclipses[edit]

It is a part of solar Saros 120.