Partial Solar Eclipse for January 04 2011 - Beirut, Lebanon

General info about eclipses in 2011:
Four partial solar and two total lunar eclipses take place in 2011. This 4:2 combination of solar and lunar eclipses in a single year is rather rare with only six cases during the 21st Century (2011, 2029, 2047, 2065, 2076 and 2094). The first and last eclipses always occur in January and December.

The first Solar Eclipse for 2011 occurs on Tuesday, January 04.


Eclipse Predictions for Beirut, Lebanon (2001 ~ 2100)

Eclipse Predictions from 2001 to 2100

Table 1: Lunar Eclipse predictions

Table 2: Solar Eclipse predictions

Lunar Eclipses


Latitude: 33° 53' 00" N
Longitude: 35° 30' 00" E
Altitude: 0m
Time Zone: 02:00 E


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