ECLIPSE SUBSTITUTION METHOD

June 21, 2001 Total Solar Eclipse Lusaka, Zambia

Time of Mid-Eclipse: ..................13:10:00 UT

Primary Observation Site.............14* 50.1'S ,27* 38.8'E

Duration of Totality.....................3:38.1

First Contact...............................11:53 UT

Start of Totality...........................13:08:12 UT

Mid-Eclipse: ...............................13:10:00 UT

End of Totality............................13:11:50 UT

Last Contact...............................14:29 UT

 

Distance of Earth from Sun..............................94,465,600+1000Miles(A)

Distance of Moon from Earth...........................226,684 Miles(B)

Distance of Moon from Sun (A-B)...................94,238,916+1000Miles(C)

Length of Moon's Shadow

(C)/399.64814 (Last Constant).........................235,804.72 Miles(D)

Distance of Moon to Observation Site..............222,884+20Miles(E)

Moon's Shadow Extension into the Earth(D-E)......................................................12,920.72 Miles (F)

Linear Diameter of Moon's Shadow

(F/D x 2160 Moon's Diameter)........................118.356 Miles(G)

Projected Diameter of Moon's Shadow

on the Earth....................................................138.93 Miles(H)

Speed of Moon's Shadow in Orbit..................2,289 MPH (I)

Speed of Moon's Shadow @ Observation Site

Speed of Moon minus Rotation of Earth..........2294 MPH(J)

Speed of Moon's Shadow

@ Observation Site.........................................38.24MPM (K)

Speed of Moon's Shadow

@ Observation Site.........................................0.637 MPS (L)

Duration Of Totality (H/L)...............................218.1 Seconds

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