Solar eclipse of January 16, 2094

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Solar eclipse of January 16, 2094
Type of eclipse
Nature Total
Gamma -0.9333
Magnitude 1.0342
Maximum eclipse
Duration 111 sec (1 m 51 s)
Coordinates 84°48′S 10°36′W / 84.8°S 10.6°W / -84.8; -10.6
Max. width of band 329 km (204 mi)
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 18:59:03
Saros 152 (17 of 70)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9718

A total solar eclipse will occur on January 16, 2094. 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.

This total eclipse is notable in that the path of totality passes over the South Pole.

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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.