July 1999 lunar eclipse

Partial Lunar Eclipse
July 28, 1999
Lunar eclipse chart close-1999Jul28.png
The moon passes west to east (right to left) across the Earth's umbral shadow, shown in hourly intervals.
Series 119 (61 of 83)
Duration (hr:mn:sc)
Partial 2:22:32
Penumbral 5:10:56
Contacts
P1 8:58:15 UTC
U1 10:22:31 UTC
Greatest 11:33:43 UTC
U4 12:45:03 UTC
P4 14:09:11 UTC

A partial lunar eclipse took place on July 28, 1999, the second of two lunar eclipses in 1999.

VisibilityEdit

 

Related lunar eclipsesEdit

Eclipses of 1999Edit

Lunar year seriesEdit

Lunar eclipse series sets from 1998–2002
Descending node   Ascending node
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
Gamma Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
Gamma
109 1998 Aug 08
 
Penumbral
 
1.4876 114 1999 Jan 31
 
Penumbral
 
-1.0190
119 1999 Jul 28
 
Partial
 
0.7863 124
 
2000 Jan 21
 
Total
 
-0.2957
129 2000 Jul 16
 
Total
 
0.0302 134
2001 Jan 09
 
Total
 
0.3720
139
2001 Jul 05
 
Partial
 
-0.7287 144 2001 Dec 30
 
Penumbral
 
1.0732
149 2002 Jun 24
 
Penumbral
 
-1.4440
Last set 1998 Sep 06 Last set 1998 Mar 13
Next set 2002 May 26 Next set 2002 Nov 20

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 126.

July 22, 1990 August 1, 2008
   

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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