Solar eclipse of August 21, 2036

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Solar eclipse of August 21, 2036
Type of eclipse
Nature Partial
Gamma 1.0825
Magnitude 0.8622
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates 71°06′N 47°00′E / 71.1°N 47°E / 71.1; 47
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 17:25:45
Saros 155 (7 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9589

A partial solar eclipse will occur on August 21, 2036. 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 partial solar eclipse occurs in the polar regions of the Earth when the center of the Moon's shadow misses the Earth.


Animated path

Related eclipses[edit]

Solar eclipses of 2033-2036[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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