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
Nature Partial
Gamma 1.1476
Magnitude 0.7368
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates 70°24′N 174°30′E / 70.4°N 174.5°E / 70.4; 174.5
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 9:47:28
Saros 155 (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]

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.

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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