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Solar eclipse of July 31, 2000

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Solar eclipse of July 31, 2000

Solar eclipse of July 31, 2000
Type of eclipse
Nature Partial
Gamma 1.2166
Magnitude 0.6034
Maximum eclipse
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 2:14:08
Saros 155 (5 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9508

A partial solar eclipse occurred on July 31, 2000. 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 partial solar eclipse occurs in the polar regions of the Earth when the center of the Moon's shadow misses the Earth. It was visible from northern Russia, northeastern Scandinavia, northern Greenland, western Canada, northwestern United States.


Related eclipses

Solar eclipses 1997-2000

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 1997 to 2000
Ascending node   Descending node
Saros Map Saros Map

Chita, Russia
March 9, 1997

125 September 2, 1997

130 February 26, 1998

135 August 22, 1998

140 February 16, 1999


Totality Cornwall, United Kingdom
August 11, 1999

150 February 5, 2000

155 July 31, 2000

Partial solar eclipses on July 1, 2000 and December 25, 2000 occur in the next lunar year eclipse set.

Metonic series

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