Solar eclipse of January 6, 2019

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Solar eclipse of January 6, 2019
Solar eclipse of January 6, 2019 in Nakhodka, Primorsky Krai.jpg
From Nakhodka, Russia
Type of eclipse
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates67°24′N 153°36′E / 67.4°N 153.6°E / 67.4; 153.6
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse1:42:38
Saros122 (58 of 70)
Catalog # (SE5000)9550
Animated path.

The solar eclipse of January 6, 2019 was a partial solar eclipse that was visible in East Asia and North Pacific.


The maximal phase (71%) of the partial eclipse was recorded in Sakha Republic (Russia).

The eclipse was observed in Japan, Russian Far East, North and South Korea, eastern China, eastern Mongolia and on the north-west of Alaska.


Related eclipses[edit]

Solar eclipses of 2018-2021[edit]

This eclipse is a member of a semester series. An eclipse 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.[1]

Note: Partial solar eclipses on February 15, 2018, and August 11, 2018, occur during the previous semester series.

Metonic series[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).


  1. ^ van Gent, R.H. "Solar- and Lunar-Eclipse Predictions from Antiquity to the Present". A Catalogue of Eclipse Cycles. Utrecht University. Retrieved 6 October 2018.

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