January 1955 lunar eclipse

A penumbral lunar eclipse took place on Saturday, January 8, 1955.[1]

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VisibilityEdit

 

Related lunar eclipsesEdit

Lunar year seriesEdit

Lunar eclipse series sets from 1951–1955
Descending node   Ascending node
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
103 1951 Feb 21
 
Penumbral
 
108 1951 Aug 17
 
Penumbral
 
113 1952 Feb 11
 
Partial
 
118 1952 Aug 5
 
Partial
 
123 1953 Jan 29
 
Total
 
128 1953 Jul 26
 
Total
 
133 1954 Jan 19
 
Total
 
138 1954 Jul 16
 
Partial
 
143 1955 Jan 8
 
Penumbral
 
Last set 1951 Mar 23 Last set 1951 Sep 15
Next set 1955 Nov 29 Next set 1955 Jun 5

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 partial solar eclipses of Solar Saros 150.

January 3, 1946 January 14, 1964
   

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Hermit Eclipse: Saros cycle 143
  2. ^ Mathematical Astronomy Morsels, Jean Meeus, p.110, Chapter 18, The half-saros

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