Earth Perihelion and Aphelion, 2005

Earth Perihelion and Aphelion, 2005

Earth Perihelion and Aphelion, 2005
Jan. 2 Perihelion, approx. 01:001
July 5 Aphelion, approx. 05:001
Equinoxes and Solstices, 2005
March 20 Vernal equinox, 12:331
June 21 Summer solstice, 06:461
Sept. 22 Autumnal equinox, 22:231
Dec. 21 Winter solstice, 18:351
Eclipses, 2005
April 8 Sun, annular-total (begins 17:511), visible along a path beginning southeast of New Zealand; extending through the southern Pacific Ocean, the eastern Pacific Ocean, Panama; ending in northern South America; with a partial phase visible in New Zealand, most of the southern Pacific Ocean, southern North America, and most of South America (except the eastern and southern parts).
April 24 Moon, penumbral (begins 7:501), the beginning visible in North America, South America, most of Antarctica, most of the Pacific Ocean (except the western part), eastern Australia; the end visible in western North America, most of Antarctica, the Pacific Ocean, western Asia, Australia, the southeastern Indian Ocean.
Oct. 3 Sun, annular (begins 7:351), visible along a path beginning in the northern Atlantic Ocean; extending through Spain, northern Africa, eastern Africa; ending in the Indian Ocean; with a partial phase visible in most of the northern Atlantic Ocean, Europe, Africa, southwestern Asia, southern Asia, and most of the Indian Ocean.
Oct. 17 Moon, partial umbral (begins 11:341), visible in most of North America (except the eastern part), the Pacific Ocean, Australia, most of Asia (except the western part).
1Universal time.
● Source: The Astronomical Almanac for the Year 2005 (2004).
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