Solar eclipse of October 10, 1912

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Solar eclipse of October 10, 1912
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Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Total
Gamma -0.4149
Magnitude 1.0229
Maximum eclipse
Duration 115 sec (1 m 55 s)
Coordinates 28°06′S 40°06′W / 28.1°S 40.1°W / -28.1; -40.1
Max. width of band 85 km (53 mi)
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 13:36:14
References
Saros 142 (17 of 72)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9309

A total solar eclipse occurred on October 10, 1912. 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 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.

Solar eclipse series sets from 1910-1913
Ascending node   Descending node
117 May 9, 1910
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Total
122 November 2, 1910
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Partial
127 April 28, 1911
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Total
132 October 22, 1911
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Annular
137 April 17, 1912
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Hybrid
142 October 10, 1912
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Total
147 April 6, 1913
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Partial
152 September 30, 1913
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Partial


Saros series 142[edit]

It is a part of Saros cycle 142, repeating every 18 years, 11 days, containing 72 events. The series started with partial solar eclipse on April 17, 1624. It contains one hybrid eclipse on July 14, 1768, and total eclipses from July 25, 1786 through October 29, 2543. The series ends at member 72 as a partial eclipse on June 5, 2904. The longest duration of totality will be 6 minutes, 34 seconds on May 28, 2291.[1]

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