Solar eclipse of August 2, 2046

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Solar eclipse of August 2, 2046
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Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Total
Gamma -0.535
Magnitude 1.0531
Maximum eclipse
Duration 291 sec (4 m 51 s)
Coordinates 12°42′S 15°12′E / 12.7°S 15.2°E / -12.7; 15.2
Max. width of band 206 km (128 mi)
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 10:21:13
References
Saros 146 (29 of 76)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9610

An annular solar eclipse will occur on August 2, 2046. 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. An annular solar eclipse occurs when the Moon's apparent diameter is smaller than the Sun's, blocking all direct sunlight. Annularity occurs in a narrow path across Earth's surface, with the partial solar eclipse visible over a surrounding region thousands of kilometres wide.

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Animated path

Related eclipses[edit]

Solar eclipses of 2044-2047[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 2044-2047
Ascending node   Descending node
121 February 28, 2044
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Annular
126 August 23, 2044
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Total
131 February 16, 2045
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Annular
136 August 12, 2045
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Total
141 February 5, 2046
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Annular
146 August 2, 2046
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Total
151 January 26, 2047
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Partial
156 July 22, 2047
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Partial
Partial solar eclipses on June 23, 2047 and December 16, 2047 occur on the next lunar year eclipse set.

Metonic series[edit]

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