Solar eclipse of September 7, 1858

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Solar eclipse of September 7, 1858
Type of eclipse
Nature Total
Gamma -0.5609
Magnitude 1.021
Maximum eclipse
Duration 110 sec (1 m 50 s)
Coordinates 23°54′S 49°48′W / 23.9°S 49.8°W / -23.9; -49.8
Max. width of band 85 km (53 mi)
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 14:09:29
Saros 142 (14 of 72)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9182

A total solar eclipse occurred on September 7, 1858. 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. It was visible across South America.


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Emmanuel Liais from Brazil

Related eclipses[edit]

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]