February 2055 lunar eclipse

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The moon's hourly motion through the Earth's shadow

A total lunar eclipse will take place on February 11, 2055.

Visibility[edit]

Lunar eclipse from moon-2055Feb11.png

Related lunar eclipses[edit]

Tritos series[edit]

The tritos series repeats 31 days short of 11 years at alternating nodes. Sequential events have incremental Saros cycle indices.

This series produces 23 total eclipses between June 22, 1880 and August 9, 2120.

Tritos eclipse series (subset 1901–2100)
Ascending node   Descending node
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
chart
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
chart
119 1902 Apr 22
Lunar eclipse from moon-1902Apr22.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-1902Apr22.png
120 1913 Mar 22
Lunar eclipse from moon-1913Mar22.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-1913Mar22.png
121 1924 Feb 20
Lunar eclipse from moon-1924Feb20.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-1924Feb20.png
122 1935 Jan 19
Lunar eclipse from moon-1935Jan19.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-1935Jan19.png
124 1945 Dec 19
Lunar eclipse from moon-1945Dec19.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-1945Dec19.png
125 1956 Nov 18
Lunar eclipse from moon-1956Nov18.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-1956Nov18.png
126 1967 Oct 18
Lunar eclipse from moon-1967Oct18.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-1967Oct18.png
127 1978 Sep 16
Lunar eclipse from moon-1978Sep16.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-1978Sep16.png
128 1989 Aug 17
Lunar eclipse from moon-1989Aug17.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-1989Aug17.png
129 2000 Jul 16
Lunar eclipse from moon-2000Jul16.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2000jul16.png
130 2011 Jun 15
Lunar eclipse from moon-2011Jun15.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2011jun15.png
131 2022 May 16
Lunar eclipse from moon-2022May16.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2022may16.png
132 2033 Apr 14
Lunar eclipse from moon-2033Apr14.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2033Apr14.png
133 2044 Mar 13
Lunar eclipse from moon-2044Mar13.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2044Mar13.png
134 2055 Feb 11
Lunar eclipse from moon-2055Feb11.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2055Feb11.png
135 2066 Jan 11
Lunar eclipse from moon-2066Jan11.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2066Jan11.png
136 2076 Dec 10
Lunar eclipse from moon-2076Dec10.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2076Dec10.png
137 2087 Nov 10
Lunar eclipse from moon-2087Nov10.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2087Nov10.png
138 2098 Oct 10
Lunar eclipse from moon-2098Oct10.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2098Oct10.png

Inex series[edit]

The inex series repeats eclipses 20 days short of 29 years, repeating on average every 10571.95 days. This period is equal to 358 lunations (synodic months) and 388.5 draconic months. Saros series increment by one on successive Inex events and repeat at alternate ascending and descending lunar nodes.

This period is 383.6734 anomalistic months (the period of the Moon's elliptical orbital precession). Despite the average 0.05 time-of-day shift between subsequent events, the variation of the Moon in its elliptical orbit at each event causes the actual eclipse time to vary significantly.

Series events from 1500–2500
Descending node Ascending node Descending node Ascending node
Saros Date
Chart
Saros Date
Chart
Saros Date
Chart
Saros Date
Chart
115 1505 Feb 18
Lunar eclipse chart close-1505Feb18.png
116 1534 Jan 30
Lunar eclipse chart close-1534Jan30.png
117 1563 Jan 9 118 1591 Dec 30
119 1620 Dec 9 120 1649 Nov 19 121 1678 Oct 29 122 1707 Oct 11
123 1736 Sep 20 124 1765 Aug 30 125 1794 Aug 11 126 1823 Jul 23
127 1852 Jul 1 128 1881 Jun 12 129 1910 May 24
Lunar eclipse chart close-1910May24.png
130 1939 May 3
Lunar eclipse chart close-1939May03.png
131 1968 Apr 13
Lunar eclipse chart close-1968Apr13.png
132 1997 Mar 24
Lunar eclipse chart close-1997Mar24.png
133 2026 Mar 3
Lunar eclipse chart close-2026Mar03.png
134 2055 Feb 11
Lunar eclipse chart close-2055Feb11.png
135 2084 Jan 22
Lunar eclipse chart close-2084Jan22.png
136 2113 Jan 2 137 2141 Dec 13 138 2170 Nov 23
139 2199 Nov 2 140 2228 Oct 14 141 2257 Sep 24 142 2286 Sep 3
143 2315 Aug 16 144 2344 Jul 26 145 2373 Jul 5 146 2402 Jun 16
147 2431 May 27 148 2460 May 5
Lunar eclipse chart close-2460May05.png
149 2489 Apr 16
Lunar eclipse chart close-2489Apr16.png

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