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August 2054 lunar eclipse

A total lunar eclipse will take place on August 18, 2054.

August 2054 lunar eclipse
Total eclipse
Lunar eclipse chart close-2054Aug18.png
Hourly snapshots of the moon's movement through the Earth's shadow
Date18 August 2054
Gamma0.2806
Magnitude1.3062
Saros cycle129 (40 of 71)
CatalogLE2054Aug18T
Duration
Totality82 minutes 57 seconds
Partiality226 minutes 32 seconds
Penumbral369 minutes 27 seconds

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VisibilityEdit

 
View of the Earth from the moon at greatest eclipse

The entire eclipse will be visible in western North America and the Pacific Ocean. Part or most of the eclipse will be visible in the remainder of the Americas, Oceania, and most of Eastern and Southeastern Asia.

Related lunar eclipsesEdit

Saros seriesEdit

Lunar saros cycle series 129, repeating every 18 years and 11 days, has a total of 71 lunar eclipse events including 11 total lunar eclipses.

Greatest First
 
The greatest eclipse of the series occurred on 2000 Jul 16, lasting 106 minutes.[1]
Penumbral Partial Total Central
1351 Jun 10 1513 Sep 15 1910 May 24 1946 Jun 14
Last
Central Total Partial Penumbral
2036 Aug 7 2090 Sep 8 2469 Apr 26 2613 Jul 24
1901–2100
1910 May 24 1928 Jun 3 1946 Jun 14
           
1964 Jun 25 1982 Jul 6 2000 Jul 16
           
2018 Jul 27 2036 Aug 7 2054 Aug 18
           
2072 Aug 28 2090 Sep 8
       

This is the 40th member of Lunar Saros 129. The previous event was the August 2036 lunar eclipse. The next event is the August 2072 lunar eclipse. Lunar Saros 129 contains 11 total lunar eclipses between 1910 and 2090. Solar Saros 136 interleaves with this lunar saros with an event occurring every 9 years 5 days alternating between each saros series.

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Saros Series of Lunar Eclipses". www.hermit.org.

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