Solar eclipse of September 13, 2015

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Solar eclipse of September 13, 2015
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Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Partial
Gamma -1.1004
Magnitude 0.7875
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates 72°06′S 2°18′W / 72.1°S 2.3°W / -72.1; -2.3
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 6:55:19
References
Saros 125 (54 of 73)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9542

A partial solar eclipse occurred on September 13, 2015. 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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Animated path
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View from center of sun

Related eclipses[edit]

Solar eclipses 2015–2018[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.

Metonic series[edit]

The metonic series repeats eclipses every 19 years (6939.69 days), lasting about 5 cycles. Eclipses occur in nearly the same calendar date. In addition the octon subseries repeats 1/5 of that or every 3.8 years (1387.94 days).

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