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March 1979 lunar eclipse

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March 1979 lunar eclipse

A partial lunar eclipse took place on March 13, 1979.

This event followed the total solar eclipse of February 26, 1979.

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 1977-1980
Ascending node   Descending node
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
112 1977 Apr 04
Partial
117 1977 Sep 27
Penumbral
122 1978 Mar 24
Total
127 1978 Sep 16
Total
132 1979 Mar 13
Partial
137 1979 Sep 06
Total
142 1980 Mar 01
Penumbral
147 1980 Aug 26
Penumbral
Last set 1976 May 13 Last set 1976 Nov 06
Next set 1981 Jan 20 Next set 1980 Jul 27

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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