Solar eclipse of December 15, 2039

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Solar eclipse of December 15, 2039
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Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Total
Gamma -0.9458
Magnitude 1.0356
Maximum eclipse
Duration 1m 51s
Coordinates 80.9S 172.8E
Max. width of band 380 km
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 16:23:46
References
Saros 152 (14 of 70)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9596

A total solar eclipse will occur on December 15, 2039.

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Animated path

Related eclipses[edit]

Solar eclipses of 2036-2039[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.

Note: Partial lunar eclipses on February 27, 2036 and August 21, 2036 occur on the previod lunar year eclipse set.

Solar eclipse series sets from 2036-2039
Descending node   Ascending node
117 July 23, 2036
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Partial
122 January 16, 2037
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Partial
127 July 13, 2037
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Total
132 January 5, 2038
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Annular
137 July 2, 2038
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Annular
142 December 26, 2038
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Total
147 June 21, 2039
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Annular
152 December 15, 2039
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Total

Metonic cycle[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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