Solar eclipse of March 19, 2007

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Solar eclipse of March 19, 2007
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Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Partial
Gamma 1.0728
Magnitude 0.8756
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates 61°00′N 55°30′E / 61°N 55.5°E / 61; 55.5
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 2:32:57
References
Saros 149 (20 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9523

A partial solar eclipse occurred on March 18–19, 2007. 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. This partial eclipse was visible from India at sunrise, across Asia, and ending near sunset over northern Alaska.

Images[edit]

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Related eclipses[edit]

Solar eclipses 2004-2007[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.

Solar eclipse series sets from 2004–2007
Ascending node   Descending node
Saros Map Saros Map
119 2004 April 19
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Partial (south)
124 2004 October 14
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Partial (north)
129 2005 April 8
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Hybrid
134
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Annular from Spain
2005 October 3
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Annular
139
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Total from Side, Turkey
2006 March 29
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Total
144
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Partial from São Paulo, Brazil
2006 September 22
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Annular
149 2007 March 19
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Partial (north)
154 2007 September 11
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Partial (south)

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).

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