Solar eclipse of February 6, 2027
|Solar eclipse of February 6, 2027|
|Type of eclipse|
|Duration||471 sec (7 m 51 s)|
|Max. width of band||282 km (175 mi)|
|Saros||131 (51 of 70)|
|Catalog # (SE5000)||9567|
An annular solar eclipse will occur on February 6, 2027. 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.
Solar eclipses 2026-2029
|Ascending node||Descending node|
|121||February 17, 2026
|126||August 12, 2026
|131||February 6, 2027
|136||August 2, 2027
|141||January 26, 2028
|146||July 22, 2028
|151||January 14, 2029
|156||July 11, 2029
|Partial solar eclipses on June 12, 2029, and December 5, 2029, occur in the next lunar year eclipse set.|
It is a part of Saros cycle 131, repeating every 18 years, 11 days, containing 70 events. The series started with partial solar eclipse on August 1, 1125. It contains total eclipses from March 27, 1522 through May 30, 1612 and hybrid eclipses from June 10, 1630 through July 24, 1702, and annular eclipses from August 4, 1720 through June 18, 2243. The series ends at member 70 as a partial eclipse on September 2, 2369. The longest duration of totality was only 58 seconds on May 30, 1612.
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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