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Solar eclipse of December 26, 2038

Solar eclipse of December 26, 2038
Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Total
Gamma -0.2881
Magnitude 1.0268
Maximum eclipse
Duration 2m 18s
Coordinates 40.3S 164E
Max. width of band 95 km
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 1:00:10
References
Saros 142 (24 of 72)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9594

A total solar eclipse will occur on December 26, 2038.

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Related eclipses

There are a 7 eclipses in 2038 (the maximum possible), included four penumbral lunar eclipses: January 21, June 17, July 16, and December 11.

Solar eclipses of 2036-2039

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.

Note: Partial lunar eclipses on February 27, 2036 and August 21, 2036 occur on the previod lunar year eclipse set.

Solar eclipse series sets from 2036-2039
Descending node   Ascending node
117 July 23, 2036

Partial
122 January 16, 2037

Partial
127 July 13, 2037

Total
132 January 5, 2038

Annular
137 July 2, 2038

Annular
142 December 26, 2038

Total
147 June 21, 2039

Annular
152 December 15, 2039

Total

Saros series 142

It is a part of Saros cycle 142, repeating every 18 years, 11 days, containing 72 events. The series started with partial solar eclipse on April 17, 1624. It contains one hybrid eclipse on July 14, 1768, and total eclipses from July 25, 1786 through October 29, 2543. The series ends at member 72 as a partial eclipse on June 5, 2904. The longest duration of totality will be 6 minutes, 34 seconds on May 28, 2291.[1]

Series members 17-27 occur between 1901 and 2100:
17 18 19

October 10, 1912

October 21, 1930

November 1, 1948
20 21 22

November 12, 1966

November 22, 1984

December 4, 2002
23 24 25

December 14, 2020

December 26, 2038

January 5, 2057
26 27

January 16, 2075

January 27, 2093

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

  1. ^ http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/SEsaros/SEsaros142.html

External links

  • NASA graphics


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