Solar eclipse of March 30, 2052

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Solar eclipse of March 30, 2052
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Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Total
Gamma 0.3238
Magnitude 1.0466
Maximum eclipse
Duration 248 sec (4 m 8 s)
Coordinates 22°24′N 102°30′W / 22.4°N 102.5°W / 22.4; -102.5
Max. width of band 164 km (102 mi)
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 18:31:53
References
Saros 130 (54 of 73)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9623

A total solar eclipse will occur on March 30, 2052. 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 total solar eclipse occurs when the Moon's apparent diameter is larger than the Sun's, blocking all direct sunlight, turning day into darkness. Totality occurs in a narrow path across Earth's surface, with the partial solar eclipse visible over a surrounding region thousands of kilometres wide. The path of totality will cross central Mexico and the southeastern states of the United States. Almost all of North America and the northern edge of South America will see a partial eclipse. It will be the 2nd total eclipse visible from the Florida Panhandle and southwest Georgia 7 years.

Related eclipses[edit]

Solar eclipses 2051-2054[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.

120 April 11, 2051
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Partial
125 October 4, 2051
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Partial
130 March 30, 2052
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Total
135 September 22, 2052
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Annular
140 March 20, 2053
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Annular
145 September 12, 2053
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Total
150 March 9, 2054
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Partial
155 September 2, 2054
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Partial

Saros 130[edit]

It is a part of Saros cycle 130, repeating every 18 years, 11 days, containing 73 events. The series started with partial solar eclipse on August 20, 1096. It contains total eclipses from April 5, 1475 through July 18, 2232. The series ends at member 73 as a partial eclipse on October 25, 2394. The longest duration of totality was 6 minutes, 41 seconds on July 11, 1619.[1]

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