Solar eclipse of September 10, 1942

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Solar eclipse of September 10, 1942
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Type of eclipse
Nature Partial
Gamma 1.2571
Magnitude 0.523
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates 71°54′N 50°00′E / 71.9°N 50°E / 71.9; 50
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 15:39:32
References
Saros 153 (5 of 70)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9380

A partial solar eclipse occurred on September 10, 1942. 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.

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Solar eclipses 1939-1942[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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