October 1987 lunar eclipse

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Lunar eclipse chart close-1987Oct07.png

A penumbral lunar eclipse took place on October 7, 1987.[1]

Visibility[edit]

Lunar eclipse from moon-1987Oct07.png

Related lunar eclipses[edit]

Lunar year series[edit]

Lunar eclipse series sets from 1984-1987
Descending node   Ascending node
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
111 1984 May 15
Lunar eclipse from moon-1984May15.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-1984May15.png
116 1984 Nov 08
Lunar eclipse from moon-1984Nov08.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-1984Nov08.png
121 1985 May 04
Lunar eclipse from moon-1985May04.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-1985May04.png
126 1985 Oct 28
Lunar eclipse from moon-1985Oct28.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-1985Oct28.png
131 1986 Apr 24
Lunar eclipse from moon-1986Apr24.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-1986Apr24.png
136 1986 Oct 17
Lunar eclipse from moon-1986Oct17.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-1986Oct17.png
141 1987 Apr 14
Lunar eclipse from moon-1987Apr14.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-1987Apr14.png
146 1987 Oct 07
Lunar eclipse from moon-1987Oct07.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-1987Oct07.png
Last set 1984 Jun 13 Last set 1983 Dec 20
Next set 1988 Mar 03 Next set 1988 Aug 27

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 partial solar eclipses of Solar Saros 153.

October 2, 1978 October 12, 1996
SE1978Oct02P.png SE1996Oct12P.png

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Hermit Eclipse: Saros cycle 146
  2. ^ Mathematical Astronomy Morsels, Jean Meeus, p.110, Chapter 18, The half-saros

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