October 1949 lunar eclipse

Total Lunar Eclipse
October 7, 1949
(No photo)
Lunar eclipse chart close-1949Oct07.png
The moon passes west to east (right to left) across the Earth's umbral shadow, shown in hourly intervals.
Series 126 (42 of 72)
Duration (hr:mn:sc)
Totality
Partial
Penumbral
Contacts
P1 UTC
U1
U2
Greatest
U3
U4
P4

A total lunar eclipse took place on October 7, 1949.

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Related lunar eclipsesEdit

Lunar year seriesEdit

Lunar eclipse series sets from 1947–1951
Descending node   Ascending node
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
Saros Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
111 1948 Apr 23
 
Partial
 
116 1948 Oct 18
 
Penumbral
 
121 1949 Apr 13
 
Total
 
126 1949 Oct 07
 
Total
 
131 1950 Apr 02
 
Total
 
136 1950 Sep 26
 
Total
 
141 1951 Mar 23
 
Penumbral
 
146 1951 Sep 15
 
Penumbral
 

Saros seriesEdit

Lunar Saros series 126, repeating every 18 years and 11 days, has a total of 70 lunar eclipse events including 14 total lunar eclipses. Solar Saros 133 interleaves with this lunar saros with an event occurring every 9 years 5 days alternating between each saros series.

First Penumbral Lunar Eclipse: 1228 Jul 18

First Partial Lunar Eclipse: 1625 Mar 24

First Total Lunar Eclipse: 1769 Jun 19

First Central Lunar Eclipse: 1805 Jul 11

Greatest Eclipse of the Lunar Saros 126: 1859 Aug 13, lasting 106 minutes.

Last Central Lunar Eclipse: 1931 Sep 26

Last Total Lunar Eclipse: 2003 Nov 09

Last Partial Lunar Eclipse: 2346 Jun 05

Last Penumbral Lunar Eclipse: 2472 Aug 19

1901-2100

1913 Sep 15

1931 Sep 26

1949 Oct 07

1967 Oct 18

1985 Oct 28

2003 Nov 09

2021 Nov 19

2039 Nov 30

2057 Dec 11

2075 Dec 22

2094 Jan 01

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 133.

October 1, 1940 October 12, 1958
   

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NotesEdit

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

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