Solar eclipse of July 24, 2074

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Solar eclipse of July 24, 2074
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Type of eclipse
NatureAnnular
Gamma-0.1242
Magnitude0.9838
Maximum eclipse
Duration117 sec (1 m 57 s)
Coordinates12°48′N 133°42′E / 12.8°N 133.7°E / 12.8; 133.7
Max. width of band58 km (36 mi)
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse3:10:32
References
Saros137 (39 of 70)
Catalog # (SE5000)9674

An annular solar eclipse will occur on July 24, 2074. 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. An annular solar eclipse occurs when the Moon's apparent diameter is smaller than the Sun's, blocking most of the Sun's light and causing the Sun to look like an annulus (ring). An annular eclipse appears as a partial eclipse over a region of the Earth thousands of kilometres wide.

Related eclipses[edit]

Solar eclipses 2073-2076[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]

122 February 7, 2073
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Partial
127 August 3, 2073
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Total
132 January 27, 2074
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Annular
137 July 24, 2074
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Annular
142 January 16, 2075
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Total
147 July 13, 2075
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Annular
152 January 6, 2076
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Total
157 July 1, 2076
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Partial

Saros 137[edit]

It is a part of Saros cycle 137, repeating every 18 years, 11 days, containing 70 events. The series started with partial solar eclipse on May 25, 1389. It contains total eclipses from August 20, 1533 through December 6, 1695, first set of hybrid eclipses from December 17, 1713 through February 11, 1804, first set of annular eclipses from February 21, 1822 through March 25, 1876, second set of hybrid eclipses from April 6, 1894 through April 28, 1930, and second set of annular eclipses from May 9, 1948 through April 13, 2507. The series ends at member 70 as a partial eclipse on June 28, 2633. The longest duration of totality was 2 minutes, 55 seconds on September 10, 1569. Solar Saros 137 has 55 umbral eclipses from August 20, 1533 through April 13, 2507 (973.62 years). That's almost 1 millennium!


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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