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September 1978 lunar eclipse

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September 1978 lunar eclipse

A total lunar eclipse took place on September 16, 1978.[1]

Contents

  • Visibility 1
  • Related lunar eclipses 2
    • Lunar year series 2.1
    • Tritos 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

Tritos series

The tritos series repeats 31 days short of 11 years at alternating nodes. Sequential events have incremental Saros cycle indices.

This series produces 23 total eclipses between June 22, 1880 and August 9, 2120.

Tritos eclipse series (subset 1901–2100)
Ascending node   Descending node
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
chart
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
chart
119 1902 Apr 22
Partial
120 1913 Mar 22
Partial
121 1924 Feb 20
Partial
122 1935 Jan 19
Partial
124 1945 Dec 19
Partial
125 1956 Nov 18
Total
126 1967 Oct 18
Total
127 1978 Sep 16
Total
128 1989 Aug 17
Total
129 2000 Jul 16
Total
130 2011 Jun 15
Total
131 2022 May 16
Total
132 2033 Apr 14
Total
133 2044 Mar 13
Total
134 2055 Feb 11
Total
135 2066 Jan 11
Total
136 2076 Dec 10
Total
137 2087 Nov 10
Total
138 2098 Oct 10
Total

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Hermit Eclipse: Saros cycle 127

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