Solar eclipse of March 7, 1989

A partial solar eclipse occurred on March 7, 1989. 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 March 7, 1989
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Map
Type of eclipse
NaturePartial
Gamma1.0981
Magnitude0.8268
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates61°12′N 169°48′W / 61.2°N 169.8°W / 61.2; -169.8
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse18:08:41
References
Saros149 (19 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000)9484

Related eclipsesEdit

Eclipses of 1989Edit

Solar eclipses of 1986–1989Edit

There were 8 solar eclipses between April 9, 1986 and August 31, 1989.

Solar eclipse series sets from 1986–1989
Ascending node   Descending node
Saros Map Gamma Saros Map Gamma
119  
1986 April 9
Partial
-1.08215 124  
1986 October 3
Hybrid
0.99305
129  
1987 March 29
Hybrid
-0.30531 134  
1987 September 23
Annular
0.27869
139  
1988 March 18
Total
0.41879 144  
1988 September 11
Annular
-0.46811
149  
1989 March 7
Partial
1.09815 154  
1989 August 31
Partial
-1.19279

Metonic seriesEdit

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.

22 eclipse events between December 24, 1916 and July 31, 2000
December 24–25 October 12–13 July 31-Aug 1 May 18–20 March 7–8
91 93 95 97 99
December 23, 1878 October 12, 1882 July 31, 1886 May 18, 1890 March 7, 1894
101 103 105 107 109
December 23, 1897 October 12, 1901 August 1, 1905 May 19, 1909 March 8, 1913
111 113 115 117 119
 
December 24, 1916
October 12, 1920  
July 31, 1924
 
May 19, 1928
 
March 7, 1932
121 123 125 127 129
 
December 25, 1935
 
October 12, 1939
 
August 1, 1943
 
May 20, 1947
 
March 7, 1951
131 133 135 137 139
 
December 25, 1954
 
October 12, 1958
 
July 31, 1962
 
May 20, 1966
 
March 7, 1970
141 143 145 147 149
 
December 24, 1973
 
October 12, 1977
 
July 31, 1981
 
May 19, 1985
 
March 7, 1989
151 153 155 157 159
 
December 24, 1992
 
October 12, 1996
 
July 31, 2000
May 19, 2004 March 7, 2008
161 163 165 167 169
December 24, 2011 October 13, 2015 August 1, 2019 May 19, 2023 March 8, 2027

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