Solar eclipse of October 14, 2042

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Solar eclipse of October 14, 2042
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Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Annular
Gamma -0.303
Magnitude 0.93
Maximum eclipse
Duration 464 sec (7 m 44 s)
Coordinates 23°42′S 137°48′E / 23.7°S 137.8°E / -23.7; 137.8
Max. width of band 273 km (170 mi)
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 2:00:42
References
Saros 144 (18 of 70)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9602

An annular solar eclipse will occur on October 14, 2042. 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.

Images[edit]

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Animated path

Related eclipses[edit]

Solar eclipses of 2040-2043[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 2040-2043
Ascending node   Descending node
119 May 11, 2040
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Partial
124 November 4, 2040
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Annular
129 April 30, 2041
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Total
134 October 25, 2041
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Annular
139 April 20, 2042
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Total
144 October 14, 2042
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Annular
149 April 9, 2043
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Total
154 October 3, 2043
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Annular

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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