List of central lunar eclipses

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The orange Moon shows a central lunar eclipse.

Central lunar eclipses are defined as lunar eclipses where part of the Moon passes through the center of the Earth's shadow.[1] They are the darkest eclipses and relatively rare.

List of central lunar eclipses[edit]

1901–1950[edit]

There were 19 central lunar eclipses in this period.

Saros Eclipse Visibility Chart
120e 1902 Apr 22 Lunar eclipse from moon-1902Apr22.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1902Apr22.png
125 1902 Oct 17 Lunar eclipse from moon-1902Oct17.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1902Oct17.png
122 1906 Feb 09 Lunar eclipse from moon-1906Feb09.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1906Feb09.png
124e 1909 Nov 27 Lunar eclipse from moon-1909Nov27.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1909Nov27.png
121 1913 Mar 22 Lunar eclipse from moon-1913Mar22.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1913Mar22.png
126 1913 Sep 15 Lunar eclipse from moon-1913Sep15.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1913Sep15.png
123 1917 Jan 08 Lunar eclipse from moon-1917Jan08.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1917Jan08.png
128 1917 Jul 04 Lunar eclipse from moon-1917Jul04.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1917Jul04.png
125e 1920 Oct 27 Lunar eclipse from moon-1920Oct27.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1920Oct27.png
122 1924 Feb 20 Lunar eclipse from moon-1924Feb20.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1924Feb20.png
127 1924 Aug 14 Lunar eclipse from moon-1924Aug14.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1924Aug14.png
121 1931 Apr 02 Lunar eclipse from moon-1931Apr02.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1931Apr02.png
126e 1931 Sep 26 Lunar eclipse from moon-1931Sep26.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1931Sep26.png
123 1935 Jan 19 Lunar eclipse from moon-1935Jan19.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1935Jan19.png
128 1935 Jul 16 Lunar eclipse from moon-1935Jul16.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1935Jul16.png
122 1942 Mar 03 Lunar eclipse from moon-1942Mar03.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1942Mar03.png
127 1942 Aug 26 Lunar eclipse from moon-1942Aug26.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1942Aug26.png
129b 1946 Jun 14 Lunar eclipse from moon-1946Jun14.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1946Jun14.png
121e 1949 Apr 13 Lunar eclipse from moon-1949Apr13.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1949Apr13.png

1951–2000[edit]

There were 14 central lunar eclipses in this period.

Saros Eclipse Viewing Chart
123 1953 Jan 29 Lunar eclipse from moon-1953Jan29.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1953Jan29.png
128 1953 Jul 26 Lunar eclipse from moon-1953Jul26.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1953Jul26.png
122 1960 Mar 13 Lunar eclipse from moon-1960Mar13.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1960Mar13.png
127e 1960 Sep 05 Lunar eclipse from moon-1960Sep05.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1960Sep05.png
129 1964 Jun 25 Lunar eclipse from moon-1964Jun25.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1964Jun25.png
123e 1971 Feb 10 Lunar eclipse from moon-1971Feb10.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1971Feb10.png
128 1971 Aug 06 Lunar eclipse from moon-1971Aug06.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1971Aug06.png
130b 1975 May 25 Lunar eclipse from moon-1975May25.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1975May25.png
122 1978 Mar 24 Lunar eclipse from moon-1978Mar24.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1978Mar24.png
129c 1982 Jul 06 Lunar eclipse from moon-1982Jul06.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1982Jul06.png
128 1989 Aug 17 Lunar eclipse from moon-1989Aug17.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1989Aug17.png
130 1993 Jun 04 Lunar eclipse from moon-1993Jun04.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1993Jun04.png
122e 1996 Apr 04 Lunar eclipse from moon-1996Apr04.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1996Apr04.png
129 2000 Jul 16 Lunar eclipse from moon-2000Jul16.png Lunar eclipse chart close-2000jul16.png

2001–2050[edit]

There are 10 central lunar eclipses in this period.

Saros Eclipse Viewing Chart
128e 2007 Aug 28 Lunar eclipse from moon-2007Aug28.png Lunar eclipse chart close-2007aug28.png
130 2011 Jun 15 Lunar eclipse from moon-2011Jun15.png Lunar eclipse chart close-2011jun15.png
129 2018 Jul 27 Lunar eclipse from moon-2018Jul27.png Lunar eclipse chart close-2018Jul27.png
131b 2022 May 16 Lunar eclipse from moon-2022May16.png Lunar eclipse chart close-2022may16.png
136b 2022 Nov 08 Lunar eclipse from moon-2022Nov08.png Lunar eclipse chart close-2022nov08.png
130 2029 Jun 26 Lunar eclipse from moon-2029Jun26.png Lunar eclipse chart close-29jun26.png
129 2036 Aug 07 Lunar eclipse from moon-2036Aug07.png Lunar eclipse chart close-2036Aug07.png
131 2040 May 26 Lunar eclipse from moon-2040May26.png Lunar eclipse chart close-2040May26.png
136 2040 Nov 18 Lunar eclipse from moon-2040Nov18.png Lunar eclipse chart close-2040Nov18.png
130 2047 Jul 07 Lunar eclipse from moon-2047Jul07.png Lunar eclipse chart close-2047Jul07.png

2051–2100[edit]

There will be 15 central lunar eclipses in this period.

Saros Eclipse Viewing Chart
137b 2051 Oct 19 Lunar eclipse from moon-2051Oct19.png Lunar eclipse chart close-2051Oct19.png
131 2058 Jun 06 Lunar eclipse from moon-2058Jun06.png Lunar eclipse chart close-2058Jun06.png
136 2058 Nov 30 Lunar eclipse from moon-2058Nov30.png Lunar eclipse chart close-2058Nov30.png
130 2065 Jul 17 Lunar eclipse from moon-2065Jul17.png Lunar eclipse chart close-2065Jul17.png
132b 2069 May 06 Lunar eclipse from moon-2069May06.png Lunar eclipse chart close-2069May06.png
137 2069 Oct 30 Lunar eclipse from moon-2069Oct30.png Lunar eclipse chart close-2069Oct30.png
131 2076 Jun 17 Lunar eclipse from moon-2076Jun17.png Lunar eclipse chart close-2076Jun17.png
136 2076 Dec 10 Lunar eclipse from moon-2076Dec10.png Lunar eclipse chart close-2076Dec10.png
130 2083 Jul 29 Lunar eclipse from moon-2083Jul29.png Lunar eclipse chart close-2083Jul29.png
132 2087 May 17 Lunar eclipse from moon-2087May17.png Lunar eclipse chart close-2087May17.png
137 2087 Nov 10 Lunar eclipse from moon-2087Nov10.png Lunar eclipse chart close-2087Nov10.png
131 2094 Jun 28 Lunar eclipse from moon-2094Jun28.png Lunar eclipse chart close-2094Jun28.png
136 2094 Dec 21 Lunar eclipse from moon-2094Dec21.png Lunar eclipse chart close-2094Dec21.png
133b 2098 Apr 15 Lunar eclipse from moon-2098Apr15.png Lunar eclipse chart close-2098Apr15.png

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Westfall, John; Sheehan, William (2014). Celestial Shadows: Eclipses, Transits, and Occultations. Springer. p. 50. ISBN 1493915355.