Solar eclipse of August 11, 2018

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Solar eclipse of August 11, 2018
2018.08.11 1214Z C8F6 Solar Eclipse (43976490201).jpg
From Huittinen, Finland
Type of eclipse
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates70°24′N 174°30′E / 70.4°N 174.5°E / 70.4; 174.5
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse9:47:28
Saros155 (6 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000)9549
Animated path.

The solar eclipse of August 11, 2018 was a partial solar eclipse that was visible in the north of North America, Greenland, Northern Europe and north-eastern Asia.


The maximal phase of the partial eclipse was recorded in East Siberian Sea, near the Wrangel Island.

The eclipse was observed in Canada, Greenland, Scotland, most of the Nordic countries (Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland), Estonia, Latvia, practically throughout Russia (except for places southwest of the line roughly passing through Pskov, Moscow and Penza, and the most eastern places of the Far East), in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia and China. During the sunset, the eclipse was observed in North and South Korea.



Related eclipses[edit]

Solar eclipses 2015-2018[edit]

This eclipse is a member of a semester series. An eclipse 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.[1]

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).

External links[edit]

  • Kudryashova, Natalia (August 14, 2018). "Солнечное затмение 11 августа 2018 года на фото: Каким видели Солнце в разных уголках Земли" [Solar eclipse of August 11, 2018: How the sun was seen in different parts of the Earth] (in Russian). Retrieved 2019-01-02.CS1 maint: Unrecognized language (link)
  1. ^ van Gent, R.H. "Solar- and Lunar-Eclipse Predictions from Antiquity to the Present". A Catalogue of Eclipse Cycles. Utrecht University. Retrieved 6 October 2018.