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Solar eclipse of June 11, 2048

Solar eclipse of June 11, 2048
Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Annular
Gamma 0.6468
Magnitude 0.9441
Maximum eclipse
Duration 4m 58s
Coordinates 63.7N 11.5W
Max. width of band 272 km
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 12:58:53
References
Saros 128 (60 of 73)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9615

An annular solar eclipse will occur on June 11, 2048. 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. An annular solar eclipse occurs when the Moon's apparent diameter is smaller than the Sun's, blocking most of the Sun's light and causing the Sun to look like an annulus (ring). An annular eclipse appears as a partial eclipse over a region of the Earth thousands of kilometres wide.

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Animated path

Related eclipses

Solar eclipses of 2047-2050

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 eclises on January 26, 2047 and July 22, 2047 occur on the previous lunar year eclipse set.

Solar eclipse series sets from 2047-2050
Ascending node   Descending node
118 June 23, 2047

Partial
123 December 16, 2047

Partial
128 June 11, 2048

Annular
133 December 5, 2048

Total
138 May 31, 2049

Annular
143 November 25, 2049

Hybrid
148 May 20, 2049

Hybrid
153 November 14, 2050

Partial

Saros 128

It is a part of Saros cycle 128, repeating every 18 years, 11 days, containing 73 events. The series started with partial solar eclipse on August 29, 984 AD. It contains total eclipses from May 16, 1417 through June 18, 1471 and hybrid eclipses from June 28, 1489 through July 31, 1543. Then it progresses into annular eclipses from August 11, 1561 through July 25, 2120. The series ends at member 73 as a partial eclipse on November 1, 2282. The longest duration of totality was 1 minutes, 45 seconds on June 7, 1453.[1]

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

March 17, 1904

March 28, 1922

April 7, 1940
55 56 57

April 19, 1958

April 29, 1976

May 10, 1994
58 59 60

May 20, 2012

June 1, 2030

June 11, 2048
61 62

June 22, 2066

July 3, 2084

References

  1. ^ http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/SEsaros/SEsaros128.html

External links

  • NASA graphics


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