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Solar eclipse of August 12, 2064

 

Solar eclipse of August 12, 2064

Solar eclipse of August 12, 2064
Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Total
Gamma -0.4652
Magnitude 1.0495
Maximum eclipse
Duration 4m 28s
Coordinates 10.9S 96W
Max. width of band 184 km
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 17:46:06
References
Saros 146 (30 of 76)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9651

A total solar eclipse will occur on August 12, 2064. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the image of the Sun for a viewer on Earth. A total solar eclipse occurs when the Moon's apparent diameter is larger than the Sun, blocking all direct sunlight, turning day into darkness. Totality occurs in a narrow path across the surface of the Earth, while a partial solar eclipse will be visible over a region thousands of kilometres wide.

Contents

  • Related eclipses 1
    • Solar eclipses 2062-2065 1.1
    • Metonic series 1.2
  • Notes 2
  • References 3

Related eclipses

Solar eclipses 2062-2065

Each member in a semester series of solar eclipses repeats approximately every 177 days and 4 hours (a semester) at alternating nodes of the Moon's orbit.
121 March 11, 2062

Partial
126 September 3, 2062

Partial
131 February 28, 2063

Annular
136 August 24, 2063

Total
141 February 17, 2064

Annular
146 August 12, 2064

Total
151 February 5, 2065

Partial
156 August 2, 2065

Partial

Metonic series

The metonic series repeats eclipses every 19 years (6939.69 days), lasting about 5 cycles. Eclipses occur in nearly the same calendar date. In addition the octon subseries repeats 1/5 of that or every 3.8 years (1387.94 days).

This series has 21 eclipse events between June 1, 2011 and June 1, 2087.

May 31 – June 1 March 20 January 5–6 October 24–25 August 12–13
118 119 121 123 125

June 1, 2011

March 20, 2015

January 6, 2019

October 25, 2022

August 12, 2026
128 129 131 133 135

June 1, 2030

March 20, 2034

January 5, 2038

October 25, 2041

August 12, 2045
138 139 141 143 145

May 31, 2049

March 20, 2053

January 5, 2057

October 24, 2060

August 12, 2064
148 149 151 153 155

May 31, 2068

March 19, 2072

January 6, 2076

October 24, 2079

August 13, 2083
157

June 1, 2087

Notes

References

  • Earth visibility chart and eclipse statistics Eclipse Predictions by Fred Espenak, NASA/GSFC
    • Google interactive map
    • Besselian elements


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