Solar eclipse of April 9, 2043

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Solar eclipse of April 9, 2043
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Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Total
Gamma 1.0031
Magnitude 1.0095
Maximum eclipse
Duration -
Coordinates 61°18′N 152°00′E / 61.3°N 152°E / 61.3; 152
Max. width of band - km
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 18:57:49
References
Saros 149 (22 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9603

A total solar eclipse will occur on April 9, 2043. 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 total solar eclipse occurs when the Moon's apparent diameter is larger than the Sun's, blocking all direct sunlight, turning day into darkness. Totality occurs in a narrow path across Earth's surface, with the partial solar eclipse visible over a surrounding region thousands of kilometres wide. It will be unusual in that while it is a total solar eclipse, it is not a central solar eclipse.

Visibility[edit]

It will be seen fully from Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula. It will be visible partially throughout Canada, Greenland and Iceland. It will be also partially visible from the western part United States including Alaska and Hawaii.

Images[edit]

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Animated path

Related eclipses[edit]

Solar eclipses of 2040-2043[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.

Solar eclipse series sets from 2040-2043
Ascending node   Descending node
119 May 11, 2040
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Partial
124 November 4, 2040
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Annular
129 April 30, 2041
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Total
134 October 25, 2041
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Annular
139 April 20, 2042
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Total
144 October 14, 2042
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Annular
149 April 9, 2043
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Total
154 October 3, 2043
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Annular

Metonic series[edit]

The metonic series repeats eclipses every 19 years (6939.69 days), lasting about 5 cycles. Eclipses occur in nearly the same calendar date. In addition the octon subseries repeats 1/5 of that or every 3.8 years (1387.94 days).

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