Solar eclipse of August 3, 2092

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Solar eclipse of August 3, 2092
Type of eclipse
Nature Annular
Gamma -0.2044
Magnitude 0.9794
Maximum eclipse
Duration 151 sec (2 m 31 s)
Coordinates 5°36′N 30°18′E / 5.6°N 30.3°E / 5.6; 30.3
Max. width of band 75 km (47 mi)
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 9:59:33
Saros 137 (40 of 70)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9715

An annular solar eclipse will occur on August 3, 2092. 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 most of the Sun's light and causing the Sun to look like an annulus (ring). An annular eclipse appears as a partial eclipse over a region of the Earth thousands of kilometres wide.

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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.