October 2050 lunar eclipse

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October 2050 lunar eclipse
Total eclipse
Date30 October 2050
Gamma0.4435
Magnitude1.0538[1]
Saros cycle127 (44 of 72[2])
Totality34 minutes 30 seconds
Partiality192 minutes 51 seconds
Penumbral313 minutes 8 seconds

A total lunar eclipse will take place on October 30, 2050.

This will be the second lunar eclipse in the 2050-2051 tetrad.

Visibility[edit]

Lunar eclipse from moon-2050Oct30.png

Related lunar eclipses[edit]

Lunar year series[edit]

Lunar eclipse series sets from 2049-2052
Ascending node   Descending node
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
112 2049 May 17
Lunar eclipse from moon-2049May17.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-2049May17.png
117 2049 Nov 09
Lunar eclipse from moon-2049Nov09.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-2049Nov09.png
122 2050 May 06
Lunar eclipse from moon-2050May06.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2050May06.png
127 2050 Oct 30
Lunar eclipse from moon-2050Oct30.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2050Oct30.png
132 2051 Apr 26
Lunar eclipse from moon-2051Apr26.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2051Apr26.png
137 2051 Oct 19
Lunar eclipse from moon-2051Oct19.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2051Oct19.png
142 2052 Apr 14
Lunar eclipse from moon-2052Apr14.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-2052Apr14.png
147 2052 Oct 08
Lunar eclipse from moon-2052Oct08.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-2052Oct08.png
Last set 2049 Jun 15 Last set 2048 Dec 20
Next set 2053 Aug 29 Next set 2053 Mar 04

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 annular solar eclipses of Solar Saros 134.

October 25, 2041 November 5, 2059
SE2041Oct25A.png SE2059Nov05A.png

Saros series[edit]

Lunar saros series 127, repeating every 18 years and 11 days, has a total of 72 lunar eclipse events including 54 umbral lunar eclipses (38 partial lunar eclipses and 16 total lunar eclipses). Solar Saros 134 interleaves with this lunar saros with an event occurring every 9 years 5 days alternating between each saros series.

Greatest First

The greatest eclipse of the series occurred on 1888 Jul 23, lasting 102 minutes.
Penumbral Partial Total Central
1275 Jul 09 1473 Nov 04 1798 May 29 1834 Jun 21
Last
Central Total Partial Penumbral
1960 Sep 05 2068 Nov 09 2429 Jun 17 2555 Sep 02
1901–2100
1906 Aug 04 1924 Aug 14 1942 Aug 26
Lunar eclipse chart close-1906Aug04.png Lunar eclipse from moon-1906Aug04.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1924Aug14.png Lunar eclipse from moon-1924Aug14.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1942Aug26.png Lunar eclipse from moon-1942Aug26.png
1960 Sep 05 1978 Sep 16 1996 Sep 27
Lunar eclipse chart close-1960Sep05.png Lunar eclipse from moon-1960Sep05.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1978Sep16.png Lunar eclipse from moon-1978Sep16.png Lunar eclipse chart close-1996Sep27.png Lunar eclipse from moon-1996Sep27.png
2014 Oct 08 2032 Oct 18 2050 Oct 30
Lunar eclipse chart close-2014Oct08.png Lunar eclipse from moon-2014Oct08.png Lunar eclipse chart close-2032Oct18.png Lunar eclipse from moon-2032Oct18.png Lunar eclipse chart close-2050Oct30.png Lunar eclipse from moon-2050Oct30.png
2068 Nov 09
Lunar eclipse chart close-2068Nov09.png Lunar eclipse from moon-2068Nov09.png


See also[edit]

Notes[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 127 - Fred Espenak's GSFC Eclipse Canon
  3. ^ Mathematical Astronomy Morsels, Jean Meeus, p.110, Chapter 18, The half-saros

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