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
Type of eclipse
Nature Partial
Gamma -1.1928
Magnitude 0.6344
Maximum eclipse
Coordinates 61°18′S 23°36′E / 61.3°S 23.6°E
Times (UTC)
Greatest eclipse 5:31:47
Saros 154 (5 of 71)
Catalog # (SE5000) 9485

Related eclipses

Solar eclipses of 1986-1989

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

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