Solar eclipse of August 31, 1989

A partial solar eclipse occurred on August 31, 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 August 31, 1989
SE1989Aug31P
Map
Type of eclipse
NaturePartial
Gamma-1.1928
Magnitude0.6344
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates61°18′S 23°36′E / 61.3°S 23.6°E
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse5:31:47
References
Saros154 (5 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000)9485

Related eclipses

Solar eclipses of 1986-1989

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 1986-1989
Ascending node   Descending node
Saros Map Saros Map
119 SE1986Apr09P
April 9, 1986
Partial
124 SE1986Oct03H
October 3, 1986
Hybrid
129 SE1987Mar29H
March 29, 1987
Hybrid
134 SE1987Sep23A
September 23, 1987
Annular
139 SE1988Mar18T
March 18, 1988
Total
144 SE1988Sep11A
September 11, 1988
Annular
149 SE1989Mar07P
March 7, 1989
Partial
154 SE1989Aug31P
August 31, 1989
Partial

References

  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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