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Solar eclipse of January 16, 2075


Solar eclipse of January 16, 2075

Solar eclipse of January 16, 2075
Type of eclipse
Nature Total
Gamma -0.2799
Magnitude 1.0311
Maximum eclipse
Duration 2m 42s
Coordinates 37.2S 94.1W
Max. width of band 110 km
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 18:36:04
Saros 142 (26 of 72)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9675

A total solar eclipse will occur on January 16, 2075. 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 1
    • Solar eclipses 2073-2076 1.1
    • Saros series 142 1.2
  • Notes 2
  • References 3

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 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


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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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