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List of central lunar eclipses

The orange Moon shows a central lunar eclipse.

A central lunar eclipse is a lunar eclipse in which part of the Moon passes through the center of Earth's shadow.[1] This type of lunar eclipse typically appears darker than other lunar eclipses. It is relatively rare.

Contents

List of central lunar eclipsesEdit

1901–1950Edit

There were 19 central lunar eclipses in this period.

Saros Eclipse Visibility Chart
120e 1902 Apr 22    
125 1902 Oct 17    
122 1906 Feb 09    
124e 1909 Nov 27    
121 1913 Mar 22    
126 1913 Sep 15    
123 1917 Jan 08    
128 1917 Jul 04    
125e 1920 Oct 27    
122 1924 Feb 20    
127 1924 Aug 14    
121 1931 Apr 02    
126e 1931 Sep 26    
123 1935 Jan 19    
128 1935 Jul 16    
122 1942 Mar 03    
127 1942 Aug 26    
129b 1946 Jun 14    
121e 1949 Apr 13    

1951–2000Edit

There were 14 central lunar eclipses in this period.

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123 1953 Jan 29    
128 1953 Jul 26    
122 1960 Mar 13    
127e 1960 Sep 05    
129 1964 Jun 25    
123e 1971 Feb 10    
128 1971 Aug 06    
130b 1975 May 25    
122 1978 Mar 24    
129c 1982 Jul 06    
128 1989 Aug 17    
130 1993 Jun 04    
122e 1996 Apr 04
 
   
129 2000 Jul 16    

2001–2050Edit

There are 10 central lunar eclipses in this period.

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128e 2007 Aug 28
 
   
130 2011 Jun 15
 
   
129 2018 Jul 27
 
   
131b 2022 May 16    
136b 2022 Nov 08    
130 2029 Jun 26    
129 2036 Aug 07    
131 2040 May 26    
136 2040 Nov 18    
130 2047 Jul 07    

2051–2100Edit

There will be 15 central lunar eclipses in this period.

Saros Eclipse Viewing Chart
137b 2051 Oct 19    
131 2058 Jun 06    
136 2058 Nov 30    
130 2065 Jul 17    
132b 2069 May 06    
137 2069 Oct 30    
131 2076 Jun 17    
136 2076 Dec 10    
130 2083 Jul 29    
132 2087 May 17    
137 2087 Nov 10    
131 2094 Jun 28    
136 2094 Dec 21    
133b 2098 Apr 15    

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Westfall, John; Sheehan, William (2014). Celestial Shadows: Eclipses, Transits, and Occultations. Springer. p. 50. ISBN 1493915355.