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March 1961 lunar eclipse

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March 1961 lunar eclipse

A partial lunar eclipse took place on March 2, 1961.

Contents

  • Visibility 1
  • Related lunar eclipses 2
    • Lunar year series 2.1
    • Saros series 2.2
  • See also 3
  • Notes 4
  • External links 5

Visibility

Related lunar eclipses

Lunar year series

Lunar eclipse series sets from 1958–1962
Ascending node   Descending node
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
102 1958 Apr 4
Penumbral
112 1959 Mar 24
Partial
117 1959 Sep 17
Penumbral
122 1960 Mar 13
Total
127 1960 Sep 5
Total
132 1961 Mar 2
Partial
137 1961 Aug 26
Partial
142 1962 Feb 19
Penumbral
147 1962 Aug 15
Penumbral
Last set 1958 May 3 Last set 1958 Oct 27
Next set 1963 Jan 9 Next set 1962 Jul 17

Saros series

Lunar saros series 132, repeating every 18 years and 11 days, has a total of 71 lunar eclipse events including 12 total lunar eclipses.

Greatest First

The greatest eclipse of the series on 2123 Jun 9 will last 106 minutes.[1]
Penumbral Partial Total Central
1492 May 12
1636 Aug 16
2015 Apr 4
2069 May 6
Last
Central Total Partial Penumbral
2177 Jul 11
2213 Aug 2
2429 Dec 11
2754 Jun 26

There are 11 series events between 1901 and 2100, grouped into threes (called an exeligmos), each column with approximately the same viewing longitude on earth.

1901–2100
1907 Jan 29 1925 Feb 8 1943 Feb 20
1961 Mar 2 1979 Mar 13 1997 Mar 24
2015 Apr 4 2033 Apr 14 2051 Apr 26
2069 May 6 2087 May 17

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Listing of Eclipses of series 132

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