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A total lunar eclipse will take place on August 28, 2072.

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VisibilityEdit

It will be completely visible over North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia, seen rising over Europe, Africa, and Asia and setting over North America. In South America the eclipse will be not visible over invisible.

 

Related lunar eclipsesEdit

InexEdit

  • Followed: Lunar eclipse of August 9, 2101

TritosEdit

  • Preceded: Lunar eclipse of September 29, 2061

TzolkinexEdit

  • Followed: Lunar eclipse of October 10, 2079

TriadEdit

  • Followed: Lunar eclipse of June 30, 2159

Octon (1/5 of Metonic Cycle)Edit

  • Preceded: Lunar eclipse of November 9, 2068

Related lunar eclipsesEdit

Saros seriesEdit

Lunar saros series 129, repeating every 18 years and 11 days, containing 71 events, has 11 total lunar eclipses. The first total lunar eclipse of this series was on May 24, 1910, and last will be on September 8, 2090. The two longest occurrence of this series were on July 6, 1982 and July 16, 2000 when totality lasted 106 minutes.

Greatest First
 
The greatest eclipse of the series occurred on 2000 Jul 16, lasting 106 minutes.
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
       

It last occurred on August 18, 2054 and will next occur on September 8, 2090.

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.

Half-Saros cycleEdit

A lunar eclipse will be preceded and followed by solar eclipses by 9 years and 5.5 days (a half saros).[1] This lunar eclipse is related to two total solar eclipses of Solar Saros 136.

August 24, 2063 September 3, 2081
   

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Mathematical Astronomy Morsels, Jean Meeus, p.110, Chapter 18, The half-saros

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