March 1978 lunar eclipse

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The moon passed through the center of the Earth's shadow

A total lunar eclipse took place on March 24, 1978. The moon passed through the center of the Earth's shadow. [1]

Visibility[edit]

It was seen complete over Asia and Australia, and rising over Africa and Europe.

Lunar eclipse from moon-1978Mar24.png

Related lunar eclipses[edit]

Lunar year series[edit]

Lunar eclipse series sets from 1977-1980
Ascending node   Descending node
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
112 1977 Apr 04
Lunar eclipse from moon-1977Apr04.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-1977Apr04.png
117 1977 Sep 27
Lunar eclipse from moon-1977Sep27.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-1977Sep27.png
122 1978 Mar 24
Lunar eclipse from moon-1978Mar24.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-1978Mar24.png
127 1978 Sep 16
Lunar eclipse from moon-1978Sep16.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-1978Sep16.png
132 1979 Mar 13
Lunar eclipse from moon-1979Mar13.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-1979Mar13.png
137 1979 Sep 06
Lunar eclipse from moon-1979Sep06.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-1979Sep06.png
142 1980 Mar 01
Lunar eclipse from moon-1980Mar01.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-1980Mar01.png
147 1980 Aug 26
Lunar eclipse from moon-1980Aug26.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-1980Aug26.png
Last set 1976 May 13 Last set 1976 Nov 06
Next set 1981 Jan 20 Next set 1980 Jul 27

Tritos series[edit]

The tritos series repeats 31 days short of 11 years at alternating nodes. Sequential events have incremental Saros cycle indices.

This series produces 20 total eclipses between April 24, 1967 and August 1, 2167, only being partial on November 19, 2021.

Tritos eclipse series (subset 1901–2100)
Descending node   Ascending node
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
chart
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
chart
115 1901 Oct 27
Lunar eclipse from moon-1901Oct27.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-1901Oct27.png
116 1912 Sep 26
Lunar eclipse from moon-1912Sep26.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-1912Sep26.png
117 1923 Aug 26
Lunar eclipse from moon-1923Aug26.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-1923Aug26.png
118 1934 Jul 26
Lunar eclipse from moon-1934Jul26.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-1934Jul26.png
119 1945 Jun 25
Lunar eclipse from moon-1945Jun25.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-1945Jun25.png
120 1956 May 24
Lunar eclipse from moon-1956May24.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-1956May24.png
121 1967 Apr 24
Lunar eclipse from moon-1967Apr24.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-1967Apr24.png
122 1978 Mar 24
Lunar eclipse from moon-1978Mar24.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-1978Mar24.png
123 1989 Feb 20
Lunar eclipse from moon-1989Feb20.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-1989Feb20.png
124 2000 Jan 21
Lunar eclipse from moon-2000Jan21.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2000Jan21.png
125 2010 Dec 21
Lunar eclipse from moon-2010Dec21.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-10dec21.png
126 2021 Nov 19
Lunar eclipse from moon-2021Nov19.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-2021Nov19.png
127 2032 Oct 18
Lunar eclipse from moon-2032Oct18.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2032Oct18.png
128 2043 Sep 19
Lunar eclipse from moon-2043Sep19.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2043Sep19.png
129 2058 Jun 6
Lunar eclipse from moon-2058Jun06.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2058Jun06.png
130 2069 May 6
Lunar eclipse from moon-2069May06.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2069May06.png
131 2080 Apr 4
Lunar eclipse from moon-2080Apr04.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2080Apr04.png
132 2091 Mar 5
Lunar eclipse from moon-2091Mar05.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2091Mar05.png

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