May 1994 lunar eclipse

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Partial Lunar Eclipse
May 25, 1994
(No photo)
Lunar eclipse chart close-1994May25.png
The moon passes west to east (right to left) across the Earth's umbral shadow, shown in hourly intervals.
Series 140 (24 of 80)
Duration (hr:mn:sc)
Partial
Penumbral
Contacts
P1 UTC
U1
Greatest
U4
P4

A partial lunar eclipse took place on Wednesday, May 25, 1994, the first of two lunar eclipses in 1994, the second being with a penumbral lunar eclipse on Friday, November 18.

Visibility[edit]

Lunar eclipse from moon-1994May25.png

Related eclipses[edit]

Lunar year series[edit]

Lunar eclipse series sets from 1991-1994
Ascending node   Descending node
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
110 1991 Jun 27
Lunar eclipse from moon-1991Jun27.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-1991Jun27.png
115 1991 Dec 21
Lunar eclipse from moon-1991Dec21.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-1991Dec21.png
120 1992 Jun 15
Lunar eclipse from moon-1992Jun15.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-1992Jun15.png
125
1992 Dec 9
Lunar eclipse from moon-1992Dec09.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-1992Dec09.png
130 1993 Jun 4
Lunar eclipse from moon-1993Jun04.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-1993Jun04.png
135
1993 Nov 29
Lunar eclipse from moon-1993Nov29.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-1993Nov29.png
140 1994 May 25
Lunar eclipse from moon-1994May25.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-1994May25.png
145 1994 Nov 18
Lunar eclipse from moon-1994Nov18.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-1994Nov18.png
Last set 1991 Jul 26 Last set 1991 Jan 30
Next set 1995 Apr 15 Next set 1995 Oct 08

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).[1] This lunar eclipse is related to two solar eclipses of Solar Saros 147.

May 19, 1985 May 31, 2003
SE1985May19P.png SE2003May31A.png

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mathematical Astronomy Morsels, Jean Meeus, p.110, Chapter 18, The half-saros

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