Solar eclipse of August 3, 2073

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Solar eclipse of August 3, 2073
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Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Total
Gamma -0.8763
Magnitude 1.0294
Maximum eclipse
Duration 149 sec (2 m 29 s)
Coordinates 43°12′S 89°24′W / 43.2°S 89.4°W / -43.2; -89.4
Max. width of band 206 km (128 mi)
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 17:15:23
References
Saros 127 (61 of 82)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9672

A total solar eclipse will occur on August 3, 2073. 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 2073-2076[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.

122 February 7, 2073
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Partial
127 August 3, 2073
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Total
132 January 27, 2074
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Annular
137 July 24, 2074
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Annular
142 January 16, 2075
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Total
147 July 13, 2075
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Annular
152 January 6, 2076
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Total
157 July 1, 2076
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Partial

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]

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