Solar eclipse of August 3, 2073

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Solar eclipse of August 3, 2073
SE2073Aug03T.png
Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Total
Gamma -0.8763
Magnitude 1.0294
Maximum eclipse
Duration 2m 29s
Coordinates 43.2S 89.4W
Max. width of band 206 km
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 17:15:23
References
Saros 127 (61 of 82)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9672

A total solar eclipse will occur on August 3, 2073. 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. A total solar eclipse occurs when the Moon's apparent diameter is larger than the Sun, blocking all direct sunlight, turning day into darkness. Totality occurs in a narrow path across the surface of the Earth, while a partial solar eclipse will be visible over a region thousands of kilometres wide.

Related eclipses[edit]

Solar eclipses 2073-2076[edit]

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.

122 February 7, 2073
SE2073Feb07P.png
Partial
127 August 3, 2073
SE2073Aug03T.png
Total
132 January 27, 2074
SE2074Jan27A.png
Annular
137 July 24, 2074
SE2074Jul24A.png
Annular
142 January 16, 2075
SE2075Jan16T.png
Total
147 July 13, 2075
SE2075Jul13A.png
Annular
152 January 6, 2076
SE2076Jan06T.png
Total
157 July 1, 2076
SE2076Jul01P.png
Partial

Saros 127[edit]

It is a part of Saros cycle 127, repeating every 18 years, 11 days, containing 82 events. The series started with partial solar eclipse on October 10, 991 AD. It contains total eclipses from May 14, 1352 through August 15, 2091. The series ends at member 82 as a partial eclipse on March 21, 2452. The longest duration of totality was 5 minutes, 40 seconds on August 30, 1532.[1]

Series members 52-62 occur between 1901 and 2100:

52 53 54
SE1911Apr28T.png
April 28, 1911
SE1929May09T.png
May 9, 1929
SE1947May20T.png
May 20, 1947
55 56 57
SE1965May30T.png
May 30, 1965
SE1983Jun11T.png
June 11, 1983
SE2001Jun21T.png
June 21, 2001
58 59 60
SE2019Jul02T.png
July 2, 2019
SE2037Jul13T.png
July 13, 2037
SE2055Jul24T.png
July 24, 2055
61 62
SE2073Aug03T.png
August 3, 2073
SE2091Aug15T.png
August 15, 2091

Notes[edit]

References[edit]