March 2043 lunar eclipse

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March 2043 lunar eclipse
Total eclipse
Date25 March 2043
Gamma0.3849
Magnitude1.1142[1]
Saros cycle123 (54 of 72[2])
Totality53 minutes 24 seconds
Partiality214 minutes 37 seconds
Penumbral359 minutes 16 seconds

A total lunar eclipse will take place on March 25, 2043.

This lunar eclipse is the first of a tetrad, four total lunar eclipses in series. The last series was in 2032 and 2033, starting with an April 2032 lunar eclipse. The next tetrad series is in 2050 and 2051, starting with the May 2050 lunar eclipse.

Visibility[edit]

Lunar eclipse from moon-2043Mar25.png

Related lunar eclipses[edit]

Lunar year series[edit]

Lunar eclipse series sets from 2042-2045
Descending node   Ascending node
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
113 2042 Apr 05
Lunar eclipse from moon-2042Apr05.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-2042Apr05.png
118 2042 Sep 29
Lunar eclipse from moon-2042Sep29.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-2042Sep29.png
123 2043 Mar 25
Lunar eclipse from moon-2043Mar25.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2043Mar25.png
128 2043 Sep 19
Lunar eclipse from moon-2043Sep19.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2043Sep19.png
133 2044 Mar 13
Lunar eclipse from moon-2044Mar13.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2044Mar13.png
138 2044 Sep 07
Lunar eclipse from moon-2044Sep07.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2044Sep07.png
143 2045 Mar 03
Lunar eclipse from moon-2045Mar03.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-2045Mar03.png
148 2045 Aug 27
Lunar eclipse from moon-2045Aug27.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-2045Aug27.png
Last set 2041 May 16 Last set 2042 Nov 08
Next set 2046 Jan 22 Next set 2046 Jul 18

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).[3] This lunar eclipse is related to two total solar eclipses of Solar Saros 130.

March 20, 2034 March 30, 2052
SE2034Mar20T.png SE2052Mar30T.png

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ For a partial or total lunar eclipse, this value denotes the umbral magnitude. For a penumbral lunar eclipse, this denotes the penumbral magnitude.
  2. ^ Lunar Saros 123 - Fred Espenak and Jean Meeus (NASA's GSFC)
  3. ^ Mathematical Astronomy Morsels, Jean Meeus, p.110, Chapter 18, The half-saros

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