Solar eclipse of July 22, 2028

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Solar eclipse of July 22, 2028
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Map
Type of eclipse
NatureTotal
Gamma-0.6056
Magnitude1.056
Maximum eclipse
Duration310 sec (5 m 10 s)
Coordinates15°36′S 126°42′E / 15.6°S 126.7°E / -15.6; 126.7
Max. width of band230 km (140 mi)
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse2:56:40
References
Saros146 (28 of 76)
Catalog # (SE5000)9570
Animated path

A total solar eclipse will occur on July 22, 2028. The central line of the path of the eclipse will cross the Australian continent from the Kimberley region in the north west and continue in a south-easterly direction through Western Australia, the Northern Territory, south-west Queensland and New South Wales, close to the towns of Wyndham, Kununurra, Tennant Creek, Birdsville, Bourke and Dubbo, and continuing on through the centre of Sydney, where the eclipse will have a duration of over three minutes. It will also cross Dunedin, New Zealand.

Related eclipses[edit]

Solar eclipses of 2026-2029[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]

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).

External links[edit]

  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.