Solar eclipse of July 2, 2038

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Solar eclipse of July 2, 2038
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Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Annular
Gamma 0.0398
Magnitude 0.9911
Maximum eclipse
Duration 1m 0s
Coordinates 25.4N 21.9W
Max. width of band 31 km
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 13:32:55
References
Saros 137 (37 of 70)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9593

An annular solar eclipse will occur on July 2, 2038. 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.

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Animated path

Related eclipses[edit]

There are a 7 eclipses in 2038 (the maximum possible), included four penumbral lunar eclipses: January 21, June 17, July 16, and December 11.

Solar eclipses of 2036-2039[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.

Note: Partial lunar eclipses on February 27, 2036 and August 21, 2036 occur on the previod lunar year eclipse set.

Solar eclipse series sets from 2036-2039
Descending node   Ascending node
117 July 23, 2036
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Partial
122 January 16, 2037
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Partial
127 July 13, 2037
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Total
132 January 5, 2038
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Annular
137 July 2, 2038
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Annular
142 December 26, 2038
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Total
147 June 21, 2039
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Annular
152 December 15, 2039
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Total

Metonic series[edit]

The metonic series repeats eclipses every 19 years (6939.69 days), lasting about 5 cycles. Eclipses occur in nearly the same calendar date. In addition the octon subseries repeats 1/5 of that or every 3.8 years (1387.94 days).

This series has 21 eclipse events, progressing from north to south between July 1, 2000 and July 1, 2076.

July 1-2 April 19-20 February 5-7 November 24-25 September 12-13
117 119 121 123 125
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July 1, 2000
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April 19, 2004
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February 7, 2008
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November 25, 2011
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September 13, 2015
127 129 131 133 135
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July 2, 2019
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April 20, 2023
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February 6, 2027
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November 25, 2030
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September 12, 2034
137 139 141 143 145
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July 2, 2038
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April 20, 2042
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February 5, 2046
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November 25, 2049
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September 12, 2053
147 149 151 153 155
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July 1, 2057
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April 20, 2061
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February 5, 2065
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November 24, 2068
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September 12, 2072
157
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July 1, 2076

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