Solar eclipse of October 25, 2041

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Solar eclipse of October 25, 2041
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Type of eclipse
Nature Annular
Gamma 0.4133
Magnitude 0.9467
Maximum eclipse
Duration 367 sec (6 m 7 s)
Coordinates 9°54′N 162°54′E / 9.9°N 162.9°E / 9.9; 162.9
Max. width of band 213 km (132 mi)
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 1:36:22
References
Saros 134 (45 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9600

An annular solar eclipse will occur on October 25, 2041. 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.

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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.

Saros 134[edit]

It is a part of Saros cycle 134, repeating every 18 years, 11 days, containing 71 events. The series started with partial solar eclipse on June 22, 1248. It contains total eclipses from October 9, 1428 through December 24, 1554 and hybrid eclipses from January 3, 1573 through June 27, 1843, and annular eclipses from July 8, 1861 through May 21, 2384. The series ends at member 71 as a partial eclipse on August 6, 2510. The longest duration of totality was 1 minutes, 30 seconds on October 9, 1428.[1]

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