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Astronomical predictions for the 22nd century[change | edit source]
- There will be 239 lunar eclipses
- Solar eclipses:
- June 25, 2150: a total solar eclipse with longer than 7 minutes of totality. This will be the first time this has happened in 177 years.
- July 5, 2168, 7 minutes 26 seconds of totality
- July 16, 2186, 7 minutes 29 seconds (close to the theoretical maximum). This is predicted to be the longest eclipse during the 8,000 year period from 3000 BC to CE 5000 (eclipse predictions by Fred Espenak, NASA).
- 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)
Other[change | edit source]
- 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 release after the murders of both his parents and two students at his school.
- April 15, 2112 – the 200th anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic
- August 15, 2147 – the 200th anniversary of the independence of India
- September 18, 2110 – the 300th anniversary of the independence of Chile