Solar eclipse of August 15, 2091

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Solar eclipse of August 15, 2091
Type of eclipse
Nature Total
Gamma -0.949
Magnitude 1.0216
Maximum eclipse
Duration 98 sec (1 m 38 s)
Coordinates 55°36′S 150°30′E / 55.6°S 150.5°E / -55.6; 150.5
Max. width of band 236 km (147 mi)
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 0:34:43
Saros 127 (62 of 82)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9713

A total solar eclipse will occur on August 15, 2091. 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.

Related eclipses[edit]

Solar eclipses 2091-2094[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.

Saros 127[edit]

It is a part of Saros cycle 127, repeating every 18 years, 11 days, containing 82 events. The series started with partial solar eclipse on October 10, 991 AD. It contains total eclipses from May 14, 1352 through August 15, 2091. The series ends at member 82 as a partial eclipse on March 21, 2452. The longest duration of totality was 5 minutes, 40 seconds on August 30, 1532.[1]