Solar eclipse of March 31, 2071

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Solar eclipse of March 31, 2071
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Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Annular
Gamma -0.3739
Magnitude 0.9919
Maximum eclipse
Duration 0m 52s
Coordinates 16.7S 37W
Max. width of band 31 km
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 15:01:06
References
Saros 140 (32 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9667

An annular solar eclipse will occur on March 31, 2071. 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 2069-2072[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.

120 April 21, 2069
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Partial
125 October 15, 2069
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Partial
130 April 11, 2070
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Total
135 October 4, 2070
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Annular
140 March 31, 2071
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Annular
145 September 23, 2071
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Total
150 March 19, 2072
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Partial
155 September 12, 2072
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Total

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