Solar eclipse of July 22, 2047

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Solar eclipse of July 22, 2047
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Map
Type of eclipse
NaturePartial
Gamma-1.3477
Magnitude0.3604
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates63°24′S 160°12′E / 63.4°S 160.2°E / -63.4; 160.2
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse22:36:17
References
Saros156 (3 of 69)
Catalog # (SE5000)9613

A partial solar eclipse will occur on July 22, 2047. 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 partial solar eclipse occurs in the polar regions of the Earth when the center of the Moon's shadow misses the Earth.

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Related eclipses[edit]

Solar eclipses of 2044-2047[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).

References[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.


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