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Solar eclipse of August 23, 2044

Solar eclipse of August 23, 2044
Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Total
Gamma 0.9613
Magnitude 1.0364
Maximum eclipse
Duration 2m 4s
Coordinates 64.3N 120.4W
Max. width of band 453 km
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 1:17:02
References
Saros 126 (49 of 72)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9606

A total solar eclipse will occur on August 23, 2044. Totality will be visible across the Northwest Territories and Alberta in Canada and Montana and partially in North Dakota in the United States of America, and partiality will be visible throughout the western United States near sunset.

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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.

Saros 126

It is a part of Saros cycle 126, repeating every 18 years, 11 days, containing 71 events. The series started with partial solar eclipse on March 10, 1179. It contains annular eclipses from June 4, 1323 through April 4, 1810 and hybrid eclipses from April 14, 1828 through May 6, 1864. It contains total eclipses from May 17, 1882 through August 23, 2044. The series ends at member 72 as a partial eclipse on May 3, 2459. The longest duration of central eclipse (annular or total) was 5 minutes, 46 seconds of annularity on November 22, 1593. The longest duration of totality was 2 minutes, 36 seconds on July 10, 1972.[1]

Series members 39-49 occur between 1901 and 2100:
39 40 41

June 8, 1918

June 19, 1936

June 30, 1954
42 43 44

July 10, 1972

July 22, 1990

August 1, 2008
45 46 47

August 12, 2026

August 23, 2044

September 3, 2062
48 49

September 13, 2080

September 25, 2098

References

  1. ^ Solar_Saros_series_126, accessed October 2010

External links

  • http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/SEplot/SEplot2001/SE2044Aug23T.GIF


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