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Solar eclipse of August 3, 2073

Solar eclipse of August 3, 2073
Type of eclipse
Nature Total
Gamma -0.8763
Magnitude 1.0294
Maximum eclipse
Duration 2m 29s
Coordinates 43.2S 89.4W
Max. width of band 206 km
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 17:15:23
Saros 127 (61 of 82)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9672

A total solar eclipse will occur on August 3, 2073. 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.

Related eclipses

Solar eclipses 2073-2076

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.
122 February 7, 2073

127 August 3, 2073

132 January 27, 2074

137 July 24, 2074

142 January 16, 2075

147 July 13, 2075

152 January 6, 2076

157 July 1, 2076


Saros 127

It is a part of Saros cycle 127, repeating every 18 years, 11 days, containing 82 events. The series started with partial solar eclipse on October 10, 991 AD. It contains total eclipses from May 14, 1352 through August 15, 2091. The series ends at member 82 as a partial eclipse on March 21, 2452. The longest duration of totality was 5 minutes, 40 seconds on August 30, 1532.[1]

Series members 52-62 occur between 1901 and 2100:
52 53 54

April 28, 1911

May 9, 1929

May 20, 1947
55 56 57

May 30, 1965

June 11, 1983

June 21, 2001
58 59 60

July 2, 2019

July 13, 2037

July 24, 2055
61 62

August 3, 2073

August 15, 2091


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

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