July 1981 lunar eclipse

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Partial Lunar Eclipse
July 17, 1981
(No photo)
Lunar eclipse chart close-1981Jul17.png
The moon passes west to east (right to left) across the Earth's umbral shadow, shown in hourly intervals.
Series 119 (60 of 83)
Duration (hr:mn:sc)
Partial 2:43:13
Penumbral 5:19:37
Contacts
P1 02:06:59 UTC
U1 03:25:15
Greatest 04:46:48
U4 06:08:28
P4 07:26:36

A partial lunar eclipse took place on July 17, 1981.[1]

Visibility[edit]

Lunar eclipse from moon-1981Jul17.png

Related lunar eclipses[edit]

Lunar year series[edit]

Lunar eclipse series sets from 1980-1984
Descending node   Ascending node
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
109 1980 Jul 27
Lunar eclipse from moon-1980Jul27.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-1980Jul27.png
114 1981 Jan 20
Lunar eclipse from moon-1981Jan20.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-1981Jan20.png
119 1981 Jul 17
Lunar eclipse from moon-1981Jul17.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-1981Jul17.png
124 1982 Jan 09
Lunar eclipse from moon-1982Jan09.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-1982Jan09.png
129 1982 Jul 06
Lunar eclipse from moon-1982Jul06.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-1982Jul06.png
134 1982 Dec 30
Lunar eclipse from moon-1982Dec30.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-1982Dec30.png
139 1983 Jun 25
Lunar eclipse from moon-1983Jun25.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-1983Jun25.png
144 1983 Dec 20
Lunar eclipse from moon-1983Dec20.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-1983Dec20.png
149 1984 Jun 13
Lunar eclipse from moon-1984Jun13.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-1984Jun13.png
Last set 1980 Aug 26 Last set 1980 Mar 13
Next set 1984 May 26 Next set 1984 Nov 20


Half-Saros cycle[edit]

A lunar eclipse will be preceded and followed by solar eclipses by 9 years and 5.5 days (a half saros).[2] This lunar eclipse is related to two total solar eclipses of Solar Saros 126.

July 10, 1972 July 22, 1990
SE1972Jul10T.png SE1990Jul22T.png

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Hermit Eclipse: Saros cycle 119
  2. ^ Mathematical Astronomy Morsels, Jean Meeus, p.110, Chapter 18, The half-saros

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