The following key gives detailed descriptions of each column in the Solar Eclipse Decade Table.
Column Heading Definition/Description 1 Calendar Calendar Date at instant of Greatest Eclipse. Date Gregorian Calendar is used for dates after 1582 Oct 15. Julian Calendar is used for dates before 1582 Oct 04. 2 TD of Dynamical Time (TD) of Greatest Eclipse, the instant Greatest when the axis of the Moon's shadow cone passes closest Eclipse to Earth's center. 3 Eclipse Eclipse Type of Total, Annular or Hybrid. Type 4 Saros Saros series number of eclipse. Series (Each eclipse in a Saros is separated by an interval of 18 years 11.3 days.) 5 Eclipse Eclipse magnitude is the fraction of the Sun's Magnitude diameter obscured by the Moon. For annular, total and hybrid eclipses, this value is actually the diameter ratio of Moon/Sun. 6 Central Central Line Duration of total or annular phase Duration at greatest eclipse (minutes and seconds). 7 Geographic Description of location where each eclipse is visible from. Region of Countries and regions within the path of total or annular Eclipse eclipses are listed inside [ ] brackets. Visibility
Each link in the following table displays a page containing 10 years of eclipses. Every eclipse has links of global maps, interactive Google maps, animations, path coordinate tables, and saros tables.
|Decade Tables of Solar Eclipses|