Solar eclipse of May 22, 2058

A partial solar eclipse will occur on Wednesday, May 22, 2058. 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 May 22, 2058
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Type of eclipse
NaturePartial
Gamma-1.3194
Magnitude0.4141
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates63°30′S 61°06′E / 63.5°S 61.1°E / -63.5; 61.1
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse10:39:25
References
Saros119 (68 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000)9638

Related eclipsesEdit

Solar eclipses 2059–2061Edit

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 eclipses 2059–2061
119 May 22, 2058
 
Partial
124 November 16, 2058
 
Partial
129 May 11, 2059
 
Total
134 November 5, 2059
 
Annular
139 April 30, 2060
 
Total
144 October 24, 2060
 
Annular
149 April 20, 2061
 
Total
154 October 13, 2061
 
Annular

Saros 119Edit

It is a part of Saros cycle 119, repeating every 18 years, 11 days, containing 71 events. The series started with partial solar eclipse on May 15, 850 AD. It contains total eclipses on August 9, 994 AD and August 20, 1012 with a hybrid eclipse on August 31, 1030. It has annular eclipses from September 10, 1048 through March 18, 1950. The series ends at member 71 as a partial eclipse on June 24, 2112. The longest duration of totality was only 32 seconds on August 20, 1012. The longest duration of annularity was 7 minutes, 37 seconds on September 1, 1625. The longest duration of hybridity was only 18 seconds on August 31, 1030.

ReferencesEdit

  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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