Solar eclipse of January 16, 2056

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Solar eclipse of January 16, 2056
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Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Annular
Gamma 0.4199
Magnitude 0.9759
Maximum eclipse
Duration 2m 52s
Coordinates 3.9N 153.5W
Max. width of band 95 km
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 22:16:45
References
Saros 132 (48 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9632

An annular solar eclipse will occur on January 16, 2056. 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. An annular solar eclipse occurs when the Moon's apparent diameter is smaller than the Sun's, blocking most of the Sun's light and causing the Sun to look like an annulus (ring). An annular eclipse appears as a partial eclipse over a region of the Earth thousands of kilometres wide.

Related eclipses[edit]

Solar eclipses 2054-2058[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.

117 August 3, 2054
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Partial
122 January 27, 2055
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Partial
127 July 24, 2055
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Total
132 January 16, 2056
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Annular
137 July 12, 2056
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Annular
142 January 5, 2057
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Total
147 July 1, 2057
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Annular
152 December 26, 2057
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Total
157 June 21, 2058
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Partial

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