29th century

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The 29th century in the anno Domini or Common Era of the Gregorian calendar will begin on January 1, 2801 and end on December 31, 2900.

Astronomical predictions for the 29th century[edit]

List of the long total solar eclipses[edit]

  • May 21, 2813 : Solar eclipse,[1] (6 min 11 s), of saros 170.
  • June 1, 2831 : Solar eclipse,[2] (6 min 39 s), of saros 170.
  • June 12, 2849 : Solar eclipse,[3] (7 min 00 s), of saros 170.
  • June 23, 2867 : Solar eclipse,[4] (7 min 10 s), of saros 170.
  • July 3, 2885 : Solar eclipse,[5] (7 min 11 s), of saros 170, "crowning" this series.

Other phenomena[edit]

  • The remnants of Comet Ikeya-Seki are expected to return to the inner Solar System.
    It was last seen from Earth in 1965–1966, and broke into three pieces as it approached the Sun.
  • March 25, 2816: at 15:47 UTC, Mercury will occult Jupiter.
  • March 6, 2817: at 09:36 UTC, Venus will occult Saturn.
  • April 11, 2818: at 20:41 UTC, Mercury will occult Mars.
  • February 6, 2825: at 10:50 UTC, Mars will occult Uranus.
  • 2829/2830: triple conjunction Mars-Saturn.
  • December 15, 2830: at 09:40 UTC, Venus will occult Mars.
  • 2842/2843: triple conjunction Mars-Jupiter.
  • December 16, 2846: transit of Venus.
  • December 14, 2854: partial transit of Venus.
  • July 20, 2855: at 05:15 UTC, Mercury will occult Jupiter.
  • 2866: triple conjunction Mars-Saturn.
  • March 16, 2880: predicted possible impact date for asteroid (29075) 1950 DA, the near-Earth object with the highest known probability of crashing into Earth.[6][7]

Science fiction set in the 29th century[edit]

Other[edit]

  • The CPR (Canadian Pacific Railway) lease on the O&Q (Ontario and Quebec) will end on January 4, 2883 after a 999-year lease.
  • The St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery (Happy Valley) in Hong Kong lease on Wanzai's Saint Fulan gentleman street will end after a 999-year lease.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Solar eclipse of May 21, 2813". Archived from the original on February 2, 2012. Retrieved June 14, 2011.
  2. ^ "Solar eclipse of June 1, 2831". Archived from the original on February 2, 2012. Retrieved June 14, 2011.
  3. ^ "Solar eclipse of June 12, 2849". Archived from the original on August 25, 2011. Retrieved June 14, 2011.
  4. ^ "Solar eclipse of June 23, 2867". Archived from the original on August 22, 2011. Retrieved June 14, 2011.
  5. ^ "Solar eclipse of July 3, 2885". Archived from the original on February 2, 2012. Retrieved June 14, 2011.
  6. ^ "Asteroid 1950 DA". NASA Near earth object program. NASA. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved December 1, 2015.
  7. ^ Braun, David (April 4, 2002). "Is a Large Asteroid Headed for Impact With Earth in 2880?". National Geographic News.

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