May 2170 lunar eclipse

A total lunar eclipse will occur 30 May 2170. It will be the greatest lunar eclipse of Lunar Saros 133.[3]

May 2170 lunar eclipse
Total eclipse
Date30 May 2170
Gamma0.0174[1]
Magnitude1.8330[1]
Saros cycle133 (35 of 71)
Totality102 min[1]
Partiality219 min[1]
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Related eclipsesEdit

Saros cycleEdit

Lunar saros series 133, repeating every 18 years and 11 days, has a total of 71 lunar eclipse events including 54 umbral lunar eclipses (33 partial lunar eclipses and 21 total lunar eclipses).

Greatest First

The greatest eclipse of the series will occur on 2170 May 30, lasting 102 minutes.

[4]

Penumbral Partial Total Central
1557 May 13
1683 Aug 07
1917 Dec 28
 
2098 Apr 15
 
Last
Central Total Partial Penumbral
2224 Jul 01
2278 Aug 03
2429 Dec 11
2754 Jun 26

There are 10 series events between 1901 and 2100, grouped into threes (called an exeligmos), each column with approximately the same viewing longitude on earth.

1901–2100
1917 Dec 28 1936 Jan 08 1954 Jan 19
           
1972 Jan 30 1990 Feb 09 2008 Feb 21
           
2026 Mar 03 2044 Mar 13 2062 Mar 25
       
2080 Apr 04 2098 Apr 15
       

Half-Saros cycleEdit

A lunar eclipse will be preceded and followed by solar eclipses by 9 years and 5.5 days (a half saros).[5] This lunar eclipse is related to two annular solar eclipses of Solar Saros 140.

May 25, 2161 June 5, 2179
   

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "LE2170-05-30T.gif".
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "Total Lunar Eclipse on May 29–30, 2170 – Where and When to See". www.timeanddate.com. Retrieved 2021-01-24.
  3. ^ "NASA - Catalog of Lunar Eclipses in Saros 133". eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov. Retrieved 2021-01-24.
  4. ^ "NASA - Catalog of Lunar Eclipses in Saros 133". eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov. Retrieved 2021-01-24.
  5. ^ Mathematical Astronomy Morsels, Jean Meeus, p.110, Chapter 18, The half-saros