Solar eclipse of December 17, 2066

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Solar eclipse of December 17, 2066
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Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Total
Gamma -0.4043
Magnitude 1.0416
Maximum eclipse
Duration 3m 14s
Coordinates 47.4S 175.8E
Max. width of band 152 km
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 0:23:40
References
Saros 133 (48 of 72)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9657

A total solar eclipse will occur on December 17, 2066. 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 2065-2069[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.

118 July 3, 2065
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Partial
123 December 27, 2065
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Partial
128 June 22, 2066
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Annular
133 December 17, 2066
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Total
138 June 11, 2067
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Annular
143 December 6, 2067
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Hybrid
148 May 31, 2068
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Total
153 November 24, 2068
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Partial
158 May 20, 2069
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Partial

Saros 133[edit]

Solar Saros 133, repeating every 18 years, 11 days, contains 72 events. The series started with a partial solar eclipse on July 13, 1219. It contains annular eclipses from November 20, 1435, through January 13, 1526, with a hybrid eclipse on January 24, 1544. It has total eclipses from February 3, 1562, through June 21, 2373. The series ends at member 72 as a partial eclipse on September 5, 2499. The longest duration of totality was 6 minutes, 50 seconds on August 7, 1850.[1] The total eclipses of this saros series are getting shorter and farther south with each iteration.

Series members 30-49 occur between 1742 and 2100
30 31 32
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June 24, 1778
33 34 35
July 4, 1796 July 17, 1814 July 27, 1832
36 37 38
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August 18, 1868
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August 29, 1886
39 40 41
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September 9, 1904
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September 21, 1922
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October 1, 1940
42 43 44
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October 12, 1958
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October 23, 1976
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November 3, 1994
45 46 47
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November 13, 2012
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November 25, 2030
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December 5, 2048
48 49 50
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December 17, 2066
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December 27, 2084
January 8, 2103

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