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Total Solar Eclipse of 2028 Jul 22
The Total Solar Eclipse of 2028 Jul 22 is visible from the following geographic regions:
- Partial Eclipse: SE Asia, East Indies, Australia, New Zealand
- Total Eclipse: Australia, New Zealand
The map to the right depicts the geographic regions of eclipse visibility. Click on the map to enlarge it. For an explanation of the features appearing in the map, see Key to Solar Eclipse Maps.
The instant of greatest eclipse takes place on 2028 Jul 22 at 02:56:40 TD (02:55:26 UT1). This is 1.8 days before the Moon reaches perigee. During the eclipse, the Sun is in the constellation Cancer. The synodic month in which the eclipse takes place has a Brown Lunation Number of 1306.
The eclipse belongs to Saros 146 and is number 28 of 76 eclipses in the series. All eclipses in this series occur at the Moons descending node. The Moon moves northward with respect to the node with each succeeding eclipse in the series and gamma increases.
The total solar eclipse of 2028 Jul 22 is preceded two weeks earlier by a partial lunar eclipse on 2028 Jul 06.
These eclipses all take place during a single eclipse season.
The eclipse predictions are given in both Terrestrial Dynamical Time (TD) and Universal Time (UT1). The parameter ΔT is used to convert between these two times (i.e., UT1 = TD - ΔT). ΔT has a value of 73.2 seconds for this eclipse.
The following links provide maps and data for the eclipse.
- Orthographic Map: Total Solar Eclipse of 2028 Jul 22 - detailed map of eclipse visibility
- Animated Map: Total Solar Eclipse of 2028 Jul 22 - animated map of the Moon's shadows across Earth
- Google Map: Total Solar Eclipse of 2028 Jul 22 - interactive map of the eclipse path
- Path Table: Total Solar Eclipse of 2028 Jul 22 - coordinates of the central line and path limits
- Circumstances Table: Total Solar Eclipse of 2028 Jul 22 - eclipse times for hundreds of cities
- Saros 146 Table - data for all eclipses in the Saros series
The tables below contain detailed predictions and additional information on the Total Solar Eclipse of 2028 Jul 22 .