Solar eclipse of November 4, 2097

An annular solar eclipse will occur on November 4, 2097. 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. An annular solar eclipse occurs when the Moon's apparent diameter is smaller than the Sun's, blocking most of the Sun's light and causing the Sun to look like an annulus (ring). An annular eclipse appears as a partial eclipse over a region of the Earth thousands of kilometres wide.

Solar eclipse of November 4, 2097
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Map
Type of eclipse
NatureAnnular
Gamma-0.8926
Magnitude0.9494
Maximum eclipse
Duration216 sec (3 m 36 s)
Coordinates65°48′S 86°48′E / 65.8°S 86.8°E / -65.8; 86.8
Max. width of band411 km (255 mi)
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse2:01:25
References
Saros154 (11 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000)9727

This annular eclipse is notable in that the path of annularity passes over the South Pole.

Related eclipsesEdit

Solar eclipses 2094–2098Edit

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]

119 June 13, 2094
 
Partial
124 December 7, 2094
 
Partial
129 June 2, 2095
 
Total
134 November 27, 2095
 
Annular
139 May 22, 2096
 
Total
144 November 15, 2096
 
Annular
149 May 11, 2097
 
Total
154 November 4, 2097
 
Annular
  164 October 24, 2098
 
Partial

Metonic cycleEdit

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).

NotesEdit

  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.

ReferencesEdit