May 1956 lunar eclipse

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Partial Lunar Eclipse
May 24, 1956
(No photo)
Lunar eclipse chart close-1956May24.png
The moon passes west to east (right to left) across the Earth's umbral shadow, shown in hourly intervals.
Series 120 (55 of 84)
Duration (hr:mn:sc)
Partial
Penumbral
Contacts
P1 UTC
U1
Greatest
U4
P4

A partial lunar eclipse took place on May 24, 1956.[1]

Visibility[edit]

Lunar eclipse from moon-1956May24.png

Related lunar eclipses[edit]

Lunar year series[edit]

Lunar eclipse series sets from 1955–1958
Ascending node   Descending node
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
110 1955 Jun 5
Lunar eclipse from moon-1955Jun05.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-1955Jun05.png
115 1955 Nov 29
Lunar eclipse from moon-1955Nov29.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-1955Nov29.png
120 1956 May 24
Lunar eclipse from moon-1956May24.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-1956May24.png
125 1956 Nov 18
Lunar eclipse from moon-1956Nov18.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-1956Nov18.png
130 1957 May 13
Lunar eclipse from moon-1957May13.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-1957May13.png
135 1957 Nov 7
Lunar eclipse from moon-1957Nov07.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-1957Nov07.png
140 1958 May 3
Lunar eclipse from moon-1958May03.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-1958May03.png
145 1958 Oct 27
Lunar eclipse from moon-1958Oct27.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-1958Oct27.png
Last set 1954 Jul 16 Last set 1955 Jan 8
Next set 1958 Apr 4 Next set 1959 Sep 17

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 20 total eclipses between April 24, 1967 and August 1, 2167, only being partial on November 19, 2021.

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