Solar eclipse of December 6, 2086

A partial solar eclipse will occur at the Moon's ascending node of orbit on Friday, December 6, 2086, with a magnitude of 0.9271. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the image of the Sun for a viewer on Earth. A partial solar eclipse occurs in the polar regions of the Earth when the center of the Moon's shadow misses the Earth.

Solar eclipse of December 6, 2086
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Type of eclipse
NaturePartial
Gamma1.0194
Magnitude0.9271
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates67°24′N 96°12′E / 67.4°N 96.2°E / 67.4; 96.2
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse5:38:55
References
Saros153 (13 of 70)
Catalog # (SE5000)9702

The antumbral (annular) shadow of the Moon will pass just above the north pole of the Earth.

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Eclipses in 2086

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Metonic

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Tzolkinex

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Half-Saros

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Tritos

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Solar Saros 153

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Inex

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Triad

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Solar eclipses of 2083–2087

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This eclipse is a member of a semester series. An eclipse in a semester series of solar eclipses repeats approximately every 177 days and 4 hours (a semester) at alternating nodes of the Moon's orbit.[1]

Solar eclipse series sets from 2083 to 2087
Descending node   Ascending node
118 July 15, 2083
 
Partial
123 January 7, 2084
 
Partial
128 July 3, 2084
 
Annular
133 December 27, 2084
 
Total
138 June 22, 2085
 
Annular
143 December 16, 2085
 
Annular
148 June 11, 2086
 
Total
153 December 6, 2086
 
Partial
158 June 1, 2087
 
Partial

Saros 153

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It is a part of Saros cycle 153, repeating every 18 years, 11 days, containing 70 events. The series started with partial solar eclipse on July 28, 1870. It contains annular eclipses from December 17, 2104 through May 26, 2970. The series ends at member 70 as a partial eclipse on August 22, 3114. The longest duration of annularity will be 7 minutes, 11 seconds on September 5, 2537.

Metonic series

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The metonic series repeats eclipses every 19 years (6939.69 days), lasting about 5 cycles. Eclipses occur in nearly the same calendar date. In addition, the octon subseries repeats 1/5 of that or every 3.8 years (1387.94 days). All eclipses in this table occur at the Moon's ascending node.

References

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  1. ^ van Gent, R.H. "Solar- and Lunar-Eclipse Predictions from Antiquity to the Present". A Catalogue of Eclipse Cycles. Utrecht University. Retrieved 6 October 2018.
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