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Solar eclipse of July 22, 1971

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Solar eclipse of July 22, 1971

Solar eclipse of July 22, 1971
Type of eclipse
Nature Partial
Gamma 1.513
Magnitude 0.0689
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates 63.5N 177E
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 9:31:55
Saros 116 (70 of 70)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9446

A partial solar eclipse occurred on July 22, 1971.

Related eclipses

Solar eclipses of 1971-1974

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 solar eclipses on February 25, 1971 and August 20, 1971 occur in the next lunar year set.

Solar eclipse series sets from 1971-1974
Ascending node   Descending node
Saros Map Saros Map
July 22, 1971
January 16, 1972
July 10, 1972
January 4, 1973
June 30, 1973
December 24, 1973
June 20, 1974
December 13, 1974

Metonic cycle

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).


External links

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

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