Solar eclipse of August 11, 2018

The solar eclipse of August 11, 2018 was a partial solar eclipse that was visible in the north of North America, Greenland, Northern Europe and north-eastern Asia.

Solar eclipse of August 11, 2018
2018.08.11 1214Z C8F6 Solar Eclipse (43976490201)
From Huittinen, Finland
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Map
Type of eclipse
Nature Partial
Gamma 1.1476
Magnitude 0.7368
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates 70°24′N 174°30′E / 70.4°N 174.5°E
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 9:47:28
References
Saros 155 (6 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9549
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Animated path.

Visibility

The maximal phase of the partial eclipse was recorded in East Siberian Sea, near the Wrangel Island.

The eclipse was observed in Canada, Greenland, Scotland, most of the Nordic countries (Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland), Estonia, Latvia, practically throughout Russia (except for places southwest of the line roughly passing through Pskov, Moscow and Penza, and the most eastern places of the Far East), in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia and China. During the sunset, the eclipse was observed in North and South Korea.

Gallery

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Moscow, Russia, 9:40 UTC

Related eclipses

Solar eclipses 2015-2018

Each member 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.

Solar eclipse series sets from 2015–18
Descending node   Ascending node
Saros Map Saros Map
120
Total solar eclipse of March 20, 2015 by Damien Deltenre (licensed for free use). (32844461616)
Longyearbyen, Svalbard
March 20, 2015
SE2015Mar20T
Total
125 September 13, 2015
SE2015Sep13P
Partial
130
Total Solar Eclipse, 9 March 2016, from Balikpapan, East Kalimantan, Indonesia
Balikpapan, Indonesia
March 9, 2016
SE2016Mar09T
Total
135
Eclipse 20160901 center
L'Étang-Salé, Réunion
September 1, 2016
SE2016Sep01A
Annular
140
26-feb-2017 solar ecipse
Partial from Buenos Aires
February 26, 2017
SE2017Feb26A
Annular
145
2017 Total Solar Eclipse (36549747932)
Oregon
August 21, 2017
Solar eclipse global visibility 2017Aug21T
Total
150
Eclipse Solar Parcial - 15.02.2018 - Olivos, GBA (Argentina)
Partial from Olivos, Buenos Aires
February 15, 2018
SE2018Feb15P
Partial
155
2018.08.11 1214Z C8F6 Solar Eclipse (43976490201)
Partial from Huittinen, Finland
August 11, 2018
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Partial
Partial solar eclipses on July 13, 2018, and January 6, 2019, occur during the next semester series.

Metonic series

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).

21 eclipse events between August 12, 1942 and August 11, 2018
August 10-12 May 30 March 18 January 4-5 October 23-24
115 117 119 121 123
SE1942Aug12P
August 12, 1942
SE1946May30P
May 30, 1946
SE1950Mar18A
March 18, 1950
SE1954Jan05A
January 5, 1954
SE1957Oct23T
October 23, 1957
125 127 129 131 133
SE1961Aug11A
August 11, 1961
SE1965May30T
May 30, 1965
SE1969Mar18A
March 18, 1969
SE1973Jan04A
January 4, 1973
SE1976Oct23T
October 23, 1976
135 137 139 141 143
SE1980Aug10A
August 10, 1980
SE1984May30A
May 30, 1984
SE1988Mar18T
March 18, 1988
SE1992Jan04A
January 4, 1992
SE1995Oct24T
October 24, 1995
145 147 149 151 153
SE1999Aug11T
August 11, 1999
SE2003May31A
May 31, 2003
SE2007Mar19P
March 19, 2007
SE2011Jan04P
January 4, 2011
SE2014Oct23P
October 23, 2014
155
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August 11, 2018

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