Solar eclipse of October 11, 1931

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Solar eclipse of October 11, 1931
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Type of eclipse
Nature Partial
Gamma -1.0607
Magnitude 0.9005
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates 61°12′S 119°30′W / 61.2°S 119.5°W / -61.2; -119.5
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 12:55:40
References
Saros 152 (8 of 70)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9354

A partial solar eclipse occurred on October 11, 1931. 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 partial solar eclipse occurs in the polar regions of the Earth when the center of the Moon's shadow misses the Earth. This event was visible as a partial solar eclipse from southern South America, and parts of Antarctica.

Related eclipses[edit]

Solar eclipses 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.

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