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Astronomical predictions for the 22nd century [change]
- There will be 239 lunar eclipses
- A total solar eclipse longer than 7 minutes of totality will happen on June 25 2150. This will be the first time this has happened in 177 years. The next one will happen on July 5 2168, and it there will be 7 minutes 26 seconds of totality. On July 16 2186, an eclipse of 7 minutes 29 seconds (close to the theoretical maximum) will happen. This is predicted to be the longest eclipse during the 8,000 year period from 3000 BCE to CE 5000 (eclipse predictions by Fred Espenak, NASA/GSFC.DEPP).
- August, 2113: First time Pluto reaches Aphelion since its discovery.
- December 11, 2117: Transit of Venus
- 2123: Triple conjunction Mars-Jupiter
- September 14, 2123: At 15:28 UTC, Venus will occult Jupiter
- December 8, 2125: Transit of Venus
- July 29, 2126: At 16:08 UTC, Mercury will occult Mars
- March 10, 2130: At 07:32 UTC, Sun passes through solar-system barycenter
- December 3, 2133: At 14:14 UTC, Mercury will occult Venus
- 2134: Comet Halley will return to the inner solar system
- 2148: Triple conjunction Mars-Saturn
- 2170: Triple conjunction Mars-Jupiter
- Given that Pluto's orbit is approximately 248 Earth years, the year 2178 will mark the first Plutonian anniversary of the dwarf planet's discovery.
- 2185: Triple conjunction Mars-Saturn
- 2187: Triple conjunction Mars-Saturn
- September 2, 2197: Venus occults Spica (last occultation of Spica by Venus was on November 10, 1783)
- In 2197, Joel Rifkin is eligible for parole for the murder of 18 prostitutes.
- FAT file systems support dates up to December 31, 2107.
- In 2110, Kipland "Kip" Kinkel is eligible for parole after the murders of both his parents and two students at his school.
- In 2111 Lex Caartnel will be trialled for the aggravated assault of Trina May
- April 15, 2112 – the 200th Anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic
- August 15, 2147 – the 200th Anniverary of Independence of India
- September 18, 2110 – the 300th Anniverary of Independence of Chile
- December 31, 2200 - nuclear power cells will run out Dawn of a new Age