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January 1981 lunar eclipse

 

January 1981 lunar eclipse

A penumbral lunar eclipse took place on January 20, 1981.[1]

This was a relatively rare total penumbral lunar eclipse with the moon passing entirely within the penumbral shadow without entering the darker umbral shadow. [2]

Contents

  • Visibility 1
  • Related lunar eclipses 2
    • Lunar year series 2.1
  • See also 3
  • Notes 4
  • External links 5

Visibility

Related lunar eclipses

Lunar year series

Lunar eclipse series sets from 1980-1984
Descending node   Ascending node
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
109 1980 Jul 27
Penumbral
114 1981 Jan 20
Penumbral
119 1981 Jul 17
Partial
124 1982 Jan 09
Total
129 1982 Jul 06
Total
134 1982 Dec 30
Total
139 1983 Jun 25
Partial
144 1983 Dec 20
Penumbral
149 1984 Jun 13
Penumbral
Last set 1980 Aug 26 Last set 1980 Mar 13
Next set 1984 May 26 Next set 1984 Nov 20


See also

Notes

  1. ^ Hermit Eclipse: Saros cycle 114
  2. ^ , Jean Meeus, June 1980Total Penumbral Lunar Eclipses

External links

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