Solar eclipse of September 11, 2007

A partial solar eclipse occurred on September 11, 2007. 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 September 11, 2007
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Map
Type of eclipse
NaturePartial
Gamma-1.1255
Magnitude0.7507
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates61°00′S 90°12′W / 61°S 90.2°W / -61; -90.2
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse12:32:24
References
Saros154 (6 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000)9524

Eclipse SeasonEdit

This is the second eclipse this season.

First eclipse this season: 28 August 2007 Total Lunar Eclipse

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Related eclipsesEdit

Eclipses of 2007Edit

Solar eclipses 2004–2007Edit

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 2004–2007
Ascending node   Descending node
Saros Map Gamma Saros Map Gamma
119 2004 April 19
 
Partial (south)
-1.13345 124 2004 October 14
 
Partial (north)
1.03481
129
 
Partial from Naiguatá
2005 April 08
 
Hybrid
-0.34733 134
 
Annular from Madrid, Spain
2005 October 03
 
Annular
0.33058
139
 
Total from Side, Turkey
2006 March 29
 
Total
0.38433 144
 
Partial from São Paulo, Brazil
2006 September 22
 
Annular
-0.40624
149
 
From Jaipur, India
2007 March 19
 
Partial (north)
1.07277 154
 
From Córdoba, Argentina
2007 September 11
 
Partial (south)
-1.12552

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 descending node.

22 eclipse events between September 12, 1931 and July 1, 2011.
September 11-12 June 30-July 1 April 17-19 February 4-5 November 22-23
114 116 118 120 122
 
September 12, 1931
 
June 30, 1935
 
April 19, 1939
 
February 4, 1943
 
November 23, 1946
124 126 128 130 132
 
September 12, 1950
 
June 30, 1954
 
April 19, 1958
 
February 5, 1962
 
November 23, 1965
134 136 138 140 142
 
September 11, 1969
 
June 30, 1973
 
April 18, 1977
 
February 4, 1981
 
November 22, 1984
144 146 148 150 152
 
September 11, 1988
 
June 30, 1992
 
April 17, 1996
 
February 5, 2000
 
November 23, 2003
154 156 158 160 162
 
September 11, 2007
 
July 1, 2011
April 18, 2015 February 4, 2019 November 23, 2022

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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