December 2001 lunar eclipse

Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
December 30, 2001
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Series (and member) 144 (15 of 71)
Duration (hr:mn:sc)
Penumbral 4:03:32
Contacts
P1 8:27:35 UTC
Greatest 10:29:18
P4 12:31:07
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The moon's path across shadow in Gemini

A penumbral lunar eclipse took place on December 30, 2001, the last of three lunar eclipses in 2001.

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Related lunar eclipsesEdit

Lunar year seriesEdit

Saros cycleEdit

Lunar Saros series 144, repeating every 18 years and 11 days, has a total of 71 lunar eclipse events including 20 total lunar eclipses.

First Penumbral Lunar Eclipse: 1749 Jul 29

First Partial Lunar Eclipse: 2146 Mar 28

First Total Lunar Eclipse: 2308 Jul 04

First Central Lunar Eclipse: 2362 Aug 06

Greatest Eclipse of the Lunar Saros 144: 2416 Sep 07

Last Central Lunar Eclipse: 2488 Oct 20

Last Total Lunar Eclipse: 2651 Jan 28

Last Partial Lunar Eclipse: 2867 Jun 08

Last Penumbral Lunar Eclipse: 3011 Sep 04

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 partial solar eclipses of Solar Saros 151.

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ReferencesEdit

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

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