April 2033 lunar eclipse

Total lunar eclipse
April 14, 2033
Ecliptic north up
Lunar eclipse chart close-2033Apr14.png
The moon will pass through the center of the Earth's shadow.
Saros (and member) 132 (31 of 71)
Gamma
Duration (hr:mn:sc)
Totality
Partial
Penumbral
Contacts (UTC)
P1
U1
U2
Greatest
U3
U4
P4

A total lunar eclipse will take place on April 14, 2033.

VisibilityEdit

 

Related lunar eclipsesEdit

Lunar year seriesEdit

Lunar eclipse series sets from 2031-2034
Ascending node   Descending node
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
112 2031 May 07
 
Penumbral
 
117 2031 Oct 30
 
Penumbral
 
122 2032 Apr 25
 
Total
 
127 2032 Oct 18
 
Total
 
132 2033 Apr 14
 
Total
 
137 2033 Oct 08
 
Total
 
142 2034 Apr 03
 
Penumbral
 
147 2034 Sep 28
 
Partial
 
Last set 2031 Jun 05 Last set 2030 Dec 09
Next set 2035 Feb 22 Next set 2035 Aug 19

Saros seriesEdit

Lunar saros series 132, repeating every 18 years and 11 days, has a total of 71 lunar eclipse events including 44 umbral lunar eclipses (32 partial lunar eclipses and 12 total lunar eclipses).

Greatest First
 
The greatest eclipse of the series will occur on 2123 Jun 9, lasting 106 minutes.[1]
Penumbral Partial Total Central
1492 May 12
 
1636 Aug 16
 
2015 Apr 4
 
2069 May 6
 
Last
Central Total Partial Penumbral
2177 Jul 11
 
2213 Aug 2
 
2429 Dec 11
 
2754 Jun 26
 

There are 11 series events between 1901 and 2100, grouped into threes (called an exeligmos), each column with approximately the same viewing longitude on earth.

1901–2100
1907 Jan 29 1925 Feb 8 1943 Feb 20
           
1961 Mar 2 1979 Mar 13 1997 Mar 24
           
2015 Apr 4 2033 Apr 14 2051 Apr 26
           
2069 May 6 2087 May 17
       

Tritos seriesEdit

The tritos series repeats 31 days short of 11 years at alternating nodes. Sequential events have incremental Saros cycle indices.

This series produces 23 total eclipses between June 22, 1880 and August 9, 2120.

Tritos eclipse series (subset 1901–2100)
Ascending node   Descending node
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
chart
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
chart
120 1902 Apr 22
 
Total
 
121 1913 Mar 22
 
Total
 
122 1924 Feb 20
 
Total
 
123 1935 Jan 19
 
Total
 
124 1945 Dec 19
 
Total
 
125 1956 Nov 18
 
Total
 
126 1967 Oct 18
 
Total
 
127 1978 Sep 16
 
Total
 
128 1989 Aug 17
 
Total
 
129 2000 Jul 16
 
Total
 
130 2011 Jun 15
 
Total
 
131 2022 May 16
 
Total
 
132 2033 Apr 14
 
Total
 
133 2044 Mar 13
 
Total
 
134 2055 Feb 11
 
Total
 
135 2066 Jan 11
 
Total
 
136 2076 Dec 10
 
Total
 
137 2087 Nov 10
 
Total
 
138 2098 Oct 10
 
Total
 

Half-Saros cycleEdit

A lunar eclipse will be preceded and followed by solar eclipses by 9 years and 5.5 days (a half saros).[2] This lunar eclipse is related to two total solar eclipses of Solar Saros 136.

April 8, 2024 April 20, 2042
   

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Listing of Eclipses of series 132
  2. ^ Mathematical Astronomy Morsels, Jean Meeus, p.110, Chapter 18, The half-saros

External linksEdit