central eclipse

central eclipse

[′sen·trəl i′klips]
(astronomy)
An eclipse in which the eclipsing body passes centrally (midpoints in line) over the body eclipsed.
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Visible in the western part of the United States, it will be the first central eclipse of the 21st century in the continental USA, and also the first annular eclipse in the US since the solar eclipse of May 10, 1994.
detected the total central eclipse which is the first of its kind in this
Moon, the last central eclipse took place July 16, 2000, and the next one is
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