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Solar eclipse of March 31, 2071


Solar eclipse of March 31, 2071

Solar eclipse of March 31, 2071
Type of eclipse
Nature Annular
Gamma -0.3739
Magnitude 0.9919
Maximum eclipse
Duration 0m 52s
Coordinates 16.7S 37W
Max. width of band 31 km
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 15:01:06
Saros 140 (32 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9667

An annular solar eclipse will occur on March 31, 2071. 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.


  • Related eclipses 1
    • Solar eclipses 2069-2072 1.1
  • References 2
  • External links 3

Related eclipses

Solar eclipses 2069-2072

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.
120 April 21, 2069

125 October 15, 2069

130 April 11, 2070

135 October 4, 2070

140 March 31, 2071

145 September 23, 2071

150 March 19, 2072

155 September 12, 2072



External links

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

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