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June 1964 lunar eclipse

Total Lunar Eclipse
June 25, 1964
(No photo)
Lunar eclipse chart close-1964Jun25.png
The moon passes west to east (right to left) across the Earth's umbral shadow, shown in hourly intervals.
Series 129 (35 of 71)
Duration (hr:mn:sc)
Totality
Partial
Penumbral
Contacts
P1 UTC
U1
U2
Greatest
U3
U4
P4

A total lunar eclipse took place on June 25, 1964. The moon passed through the center of the Earth's shadow.

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VisibilityEdit

It was completely visible from South America and Africa, seen as rising over North America, and setting over Europe and Western Asia.

 

Related lunar eclipsesEdit

Lunar year seriesEdit

Lunar eclipse series sets from 1962–1965
Descending node   Ascending node
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
109 1962 Jul 17
 
Penumbral
 
114 1963 Jan 9
 
Penumbral
 
119 1963 Jul 6
 
Partial
 
124 1963 Dec 30
 
Total
 
129 1964 Jun 25
 
Total
 
134 1964 Dec 19
 
Total
 
139 1965 Jun 14
 
Partial
 
144 1965 Dec 8
 
Penumbral
 
Last set 1962 Aug 15 Last set 1962 Feb 19
Next set 1966 May 4 Next set 1966 Oct 29

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 35th member of Lunar Saros 129. The previous event was the June 1946 lunar eclipse. The next event is the July 1982 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).[2] This lunar eclipse is related to two total solar eclipses of Solar Saros 136.

June 20, 1955 June 30, 1973
   

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Saros Series of Lunar Eclipses". www.hermit.org.
  2. ^ Mathematical Astronomy Morsels, Jean Meeus, p.110, Chapter 18, The half-saros

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