Thursday, 13 February 2014

Astronomy Scrapbook Friday 14th February 2014

On This Day
February 14th 1953 Last solar eclipse on Valentines Day





During the 20th century there were three solar eclipses on the most romantic day of the year , Valentines Day. An annular eclipse in 1915, a total solar eclipse in 1934 and the last a partial eclipse in 1953. This was visible in the far east.  The next Valentine Day eclipse which will be total will not be until 2306!

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