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Solar eclipse of August 2, 2046

 

Solar eclipse of August 2, 2046

Solar eclipse of August 2, 2046
Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Total
Gamma -0.535
Magnitude 1.0531
Maximum eclipse
Duration 4m 51s
Coordinates 12.7S 15.2E
Max. width of band 206 km
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 10:21:13
References
Saros 146 (29 of 76)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9610

An annular solar eclipse will occur on August 2, 2046.

Contents

  • Images 1
  • Related eclipses 2
    • Solar eclipses of 2044-2047 2.1
    • Metonic series 2.2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Images


Animated path

Related eclipses

Solar eclipses of 2044-2047

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.
Solar eclipse series sets from 2044-2047
Ascending node   Descending node
121 February 28, 2044

Annular
126 August 23, 2044

Total
131 February 16, 2045

Annular
136 August 12, 2045

Total
141 February 5, 2046

Annular
146 August 2, 2046

Total
151 January 26, 2047

Partial
156 July 22, 2047

Partial
Partial solar eclipses on June 23, 2047 and December 16, 2047 occur on the next lunar year eclipse set.

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 May 21, 1993 and May 20, 2069.

May 20-21 March 9 December 25-26 October 13-14 August 1-2
118 120 122 124 126

May 21, 1993

March 9, 1997

December 25, 2000

October 14, 2004

August 1, 2008
128 130 132 134 136

May 20, 2012

March 9, 2016

December 26, 2019

October 14, 2023

August 2, 2027
138 140 142 144 146

May 21, 2031

March 9, 2035

December 26, 2038

October 14, 2042

August 2, 2046
148 150 152 154 156

May 20, 2050

March 9, 2054

December 26, 2057

October 13, 2061

August 2, 2065
158

May 20, 2069

References

External links

  • http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/SEplot/SEplot2001/SE2046Aug02T.GIF
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