Solar eclipse of September 12, 2034

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Solar eclipse of September 12, 2034
Type of eclipse
Nature Annular
Gamma -0.3936
Magnitude 0.9736
Maximum eclipse
Duration 178 sec (2 m 58 s)
Coordinates 18°12′S 72°36′W / 18.2°S 72.6°W / -18.2; -72.6
Max. width of band 102 km (63 mi)
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 16:19:28
Saros 135 (40 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9584

An annular solar eclipse will occur on September 12, 2034. 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.


Animated path

Related eclipses[edit]

Solar eclipses of 2033-2036[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.

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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