May 1975 lunar eclipse

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

A total lunar eclipse took place on May 25, 1975.

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


It was completely visible over North and South America, seen rising over Australia, and setting over Africa, and Western Europe.

Lunar eclipse from moon-1975May25.png

Related lunar eclipses[edit]

Lunar year series[edit]

Lunar eclipse series sets from 1973-1976
Ascending node   Descending node
Saros Date
Saros Date
110 1973 Jun 15
Lunar eclipse from moon-1973Jun15.png
Lunar eclipse chart close-1973Jun15.png
115 1973 Dec 10
Lunar eclipse from moon-1973Dec10.png
Lunar eclipse chart close-1973Dec10.png
120 1974 Jun 04
Lunar eclipse from moon-1974Jun04.png
Lunar eclipse chart close-1974Jun04.png
125 1974 Nov 29
Lunar eclipse from moon-1974Nov29.png
Lunar eclipse chart close-1974Nov29.png
130 1975 May 25
Lunar eclipse from moon-1975May25.png
Lunar eclipse chart close-1975May25.png
135 1975 Nov 18
Lunar eclipse from moon-1975Nov18.png
Lunar eclipse chart close-1975Nov18.png
140 1976 May 13
Lunar eclipse from moon-1976May13.png
Lunar eclipse chart close-1976May13.png
145 1976 Nov 06
Lunar eclipse from moon-1976Nov06.png
Lunar eclipse chart close-1976Nov06.png
Last set 1973 Jul 15 Last set 1973 Jan 18
Next set 1977 Apr 04 Next set 1977 Sep 27

Saros series[edit]

Lunar saros series 130, repeating every 18 years and 11 days, has a total of 72 lunar eclipse events including 14 total lunar eclipses.

Greatest First
Lunar eclipse chart close-29jun26.png
The greatest eclipse of the series will occur on 2029 Jun 26, lasting 102 minutes.[1]
Penumbral Partial Total Central
1416 Jun 10 1560 Sep 4 1921 Apr 22 1957 May 13
Central Total Partial Penumbral
2083 Jul 29 2155 Sep 11 2552 May 10 2696 Aug 5
1903 Apr 12 1921 Apr 22 1939 May 3
Lunar eclipse chart close-1903Apr12.png Lunar eclipse from moon-1903Apr12.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1921Apr22.png Lunar eclipse from moon-1921Apr22.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1939May03.png Lunar eclipse from moon-1939May03.png
1957 May 13 1975 May 25 1993 Jun 4
Lunar eclipse chart close-1957May13.png Lunar eclipse from moon-1957May13.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1975May25.png Lunar eclipse from moon-1975May25.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1993Jun04.png Lunar eclipse from moon-1993Jun04.png
2011 Jun 15 2029 Jun 26 2047 Jul 7
Lunar eclipse chart close-2011jun15.png Lunar eclipse from moon-2011Jun15.png Lunar eclipse chart close-29jun26.png Lunar eclipse from moon-2029Jun26.png Lunar eclipse chart close-2047Jul07.png Lunar eclipse from moon-2047Jul07.png
2065 Jul 17 2083 Jul 29
Lunar eclipse chart close-2065Jul17.png Lunar eclipse from moon-2065Jul17.png Lunar eclipse chart close-2083Jul29.png Lunar eclipse from moon-2083Jul29.png

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