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Greatest eclipse 12:16:11
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|Other Instances Solar eclipse of March 31, 2090|
A partial solar eclipse occurred on January 3, 1946. 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.
Solar eclipses 1942-1946
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.
Note: The partial solar eclipse on September 10, 1942 occurs in the previous lunar year eclipse set.