Solar eclipse of July 22, 1971

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Solar eclipse of July 22, 1971
Type of eclipse
Nature Partial
Gamma 1.513
Magnitude 0.0689
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates 63°30′N 177°00′E / 63.5°N 177°E / 63.5; 177
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 9:31:55
Saros 116 (70 of 70)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9446

A partial solar eclipse occurred on July 22, 1971. This was the 70th and final solar eclipse from Solar Saros 116.

Related eclipses[edit]

Solar eclipses of 1971-1974[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 solar eclipses on February 25, 1971 and August 20, 1971 occur in the next lunar year set.

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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