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Lunar & Solar Eclipses 2020

One Penumbral Lunar Eclipse may have culminated on 10th January 2020 (in the Moon’s own sign of Cancer) but we have 5 more ..yes FIVE more Eclipses to come in 2020.  So here are the details.  There’s a lot of data and discussion on this matter.. so I’ll star this blog with basics ..and will periodically update it with more details, times, graphics, animations and more.    Remember to bookmark this blog page, and check back before eclipses..!  -Mani  Navasothy (Author of `Eclipse Magic Workbook’  published in 2012).

Quantumphoenix eclipse blog

**All times are UT = Universal Time (approx equivalent to GMT)

Basic info (in date order)——–

set A

  • 5th June 2020 – Penumbral LUNAR Eclipse   (Greatest Eclipse at 19:26 hrs UT)
  • 21st June 2020 – Annular SOLAR Eclipse   (Greatest Eclipse at 6.39hrs UT)
  • 5th July 2020 –  Penumbral LUNAR Eclipse  (Greatest Eclipse at 4:31 hrs UT)

set B

  • 30th November 2020- Penumbral LUNAR Eclipse   (Greatest Eclipse at 9:44 hrs UT)
  • 14th December 2020 – Total SOLAR Eclipse   (Greatest Eclipse at 16.13hrs UT)

 

Extended data  ——-

For Each Eclipse, details will be given for Penumbral contact times P1,P2, P3, P4 and Umbral contact times U1, U2, U3 and U4.  (all data learnt from NASA site for Eclipses, calculated by Fred Espenak – now retired Astronomer). 

 5th June 2020 – Penumbral LUNAR Eclipse

  • Ecliptic Conjunction at 19:13 hrs  UT
  • Greatest Eclipse at 19:26 hrs UT
  • Duration : 3 hrs 18 min
  • P1 = 17:45 hrs;   P4 = 21:04 hrs
  • Visible in Uk at time of Moon rise (evening).

5th July- Penumbral LUNAR Eclipse

  • Ecliptic Conjunction at 4:45 hrs  UT
  • Greatest Eclipse at 4:31 hrs UT
  • Duration : 2 hrs 45 min
  • P1 = 3:07 hrs;   P4 = 5:52 hrs
  • Visible in Uk at time of Moon Set (early morning).

30th November – Penumbral LUNAR Eclipse

  • Ecliptic Conjunction at 9:30 hrs  UT
  • Greatest Eclipse at 9:44 hrs UT
  • Duration : 4 hrs 20 min
  • P1 = 7:32 hrs;   P4 = 11:53 hrs
  • Visible in most of UK  (Morning, after sunrise).

Annular Solar Eclipse 21st June 2020

  •  Greatest Eclipse at 16:13 hrs UT
  • Duration : 2min 9 seconds
  • Penumbral  times- P1 =3.45  hrs; P2= 5.51 hrs;  P3= 7.28 hrs; P4= 9.33 hrs
  • Umbral  times- U1= 4.47 hrs; U2=4.49 hrs; U3=8.30 hrs; U4=8.32 hrs

Total Solar Eclipse 14th December 2020

  • Greatest Eclipse at 6:39 hrs UT
  • Duration : 38.2 seconds
  • Penumbral times-P1 = 13:33 hrs; P2= 15:36 hrs;  P3= 16:49 hrs; P4=18:52 hrs
  • Umbral  times- U1= 14.32 hrs; U2= 14:33 hrs; U3= 17:53 hrs; U4= 17:54 hrs

graphics & animations will be updated in few days


Useful related Blogs

Full moon & New moons 2020

Eclipse Magic Workbook(Pub 2012) by Mani Navasothy.

 

Pan’s Picnic 2016 & Wicca Lammas Harvest Ceremony in Trent Park, London – 31July2016

Join us for Pan’s Picnic – to celebrate LAMMAS 2016. (Free outdoor/ woodland event – Family-friendly – to mark the Harvest time with Ceremony and social).

Lammas: “All that rise shall fall again.”. says the popular pagan poetry! The newborn Sun-child of Yule has grown to be a rampant and playful youth and lover at Spring, committed man and husband at Beltane and responsible Sun-King at Midsummer. And at the time of Lammas, at the height of his supreme power, the King steps down- or rather gives up his life force to the land! This is harvest time in the fields, where Corn and other such grain are harvested. John Barleycorn is `baked’ and sacrificed. In God mythology, the God willingly gives himself up and the Goddess cuts him down, so that his blood may feed the land. Though it may sound alarmingly gruesome, this is to be seen in terms of symbolism, and not actual! The spilling of his blood is in fact the falling of the grains and seeds to the ground, that they may produce next year’s crops! Just as the fallen seed sleeps safely within the soil, till winter passes and next spring, so the spirit of the Lammas-King enters the underworld.  (taken from www.WitchcraftandMagic.uk ).

Fees:   £3

RITUAL : 

**Ritual will be facilitated by our Team of Trainee-coven members**

This is an open ritual held in an outdoor park/woods with easy public access..

Out ritual *Team will conduct key aspects of the ceremony, with plenty of opportunities for everyone to get  involved in the actual ritual   – ie with elements calling, chants, magical work and so on.

Video:

RITUAL items to bring: 

– Your ritual cloths/ robes/ cloaks
– Staff / wands / antlers / tribal masks
– Drums & musical instruments
– Lanterns / candles / lighter
– Crystals / runes / divination tools
-Poetry / invocations (learnt or to read)

Directions:

1. Get to Cockfosters (north end of Piccadilly Line Tube station).  Come out of Tube station, and turn right onto Cockfosters Road. Stay on same side of road.   walk on Cockfosters Road for 5mins – go immediately past Petrol station, then Cemetry…  Then you will come to park Gate (big wall/ gate) called `Cockfoster Gate’

2. Enter Trent park..  Walk along the path / road…for 5 mins..  Go past a small monument..   and you will come to a Cafe & Car park areas (with toilet building nearby).

Meet us by the cafe tables.

3.  When ready we will walk a little back along the path, to a side field.

If you are late..you can just enter the park…walk 2- mins (past a pond on the right) and turn right into the field (without going on to the cafe).

Here is the aerial map.

Bright Blessings

-Mani Navasothy

 

link to our meetup event

Wicca Lammas 2016 & Pan’s Picnic at Trent Park

Sunday, Jul 31, 2016, 1:30 PM

Trent Park (north london)
Cockfosters Gate, Cockfosters Road, Greater London, GB

36 Woodland Witches & Pagans Went

Join us for Pan’s Picnic – to celebrate LAMMAS 2016. (Free outdoor/ woodland event – Family-friendly – to mark the Harvest time with Ceremony and social).Lammas: “All that rise shall fall again.”. says the popular pagan poetry! The newborn Sun-child of Yule has grown to be a rampant and playful youth and lover at Spring, committed man and husband…

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