Solar eclipse of April 11, 2051

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Solar eclipse of April 11, 2051
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Type of eclipse
Nature Partial
Gamma 1.0169
Magnitude 0.9849
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates 71°36′N 32°12′E / 71.6°N 32.2°E / 71.6; 32.2
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 2:10:39
References
Saros 120 (63 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9621

A partial solar eclipse will occur on April 11, 2051. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the image of the Sun for a viewer on Earth. A partial solar eclipse occurs in the polar regions of the Earth when the center of the Moon's shadow misses the Earth.

The umbral shadow of the moon will pass just above the north pole of the earth.

Related eclipses[edit]

Solar eclipses 2051-2054[edit]

Each member in a semester series of solar eclipses repeats approximately every 177 days and 4 hours (a semester) at alternating nodes of the Moon's orbit.

120 April 11, 2051
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Partial
125 October 4, 2051
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Partial
130 March 30, 2052
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Total
135 September 22, 2052
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Annular
140 March 20, 2053
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Annular
145 September 12, 2053
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Total
150 March 9, 2054
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Partial
155 September 2, 2054
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Partial

Saros 120[edit]

It is a part of Saros cycle 120, repeating every 18 years, 11 days, containing 71 events. The series started with partial solar eclipse on May 27, 933 AD, and reached an annular eclipse on August 11, 1059. It was a hybrid event for 3 dates: May 8, 1510, through May 29, 1546, and total eclipses from June 8, 1564, through March 30, 2033. The series ends at member 71 as a partial eclipse on July 7, 2195. The longest duration of totality was 2 minutes, 50 seconds on March 9, 1997.[1]

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