Solar eclipse of October 1, 1921

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Solar eclipse of October 1, 1921
Type of eclipse
Nature Total
Gamma -0.9383
Magnitude 1.0293
Maximum eclipse
Duration 112 sec (1 m 52 s)
Coordinates 66°06′S 56°06′W / 66.1°S 56.1°W / -66.1; -56.1
Max. width of band 291 km (181 mi)
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 12:35:58
Saros 123 (48 of 70)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9331

A total solar eclipse occurred on October 1, 1921. 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 1921-1924[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.