Table 2.2. Shadow Contacts and Circumstances,
Total Solar Eclipse of 2003 May 31

T = 64.8 s = 000°16´14.7"E


                            Terrestrial
                             Dynamical               Ephemeris      True
                               Time      Latitude    Longitude   Longitude*
                             h  m  s
 External/Internal
Contacts of Penumbra:  P1   20:47:09.9   20°08.9'S   126°58.2'E   127°14.4'E
                       P4   00:53:20.3   51°16.4'S   079°04.0'W   078°47.8'W
     Extreme
North/South Limits
of Penumbral Path:     N1   21:10:09.3   07°41.8'S   126°10.8'E   126°27.1'E
                       S1   00:30:23.4   39°47.4'S   082°55.9'W   082°39.7'W

 External/Internal
 Contacts of Umbra:    U1   22:20:25.6   50°59.5'S   084°09.8'E   084°26.0'E
                       U2   22:27:31.2   54°07.1'S   078°46.9'E   079°03.1'E
                       U3   23:12:51.8   69°07.0'S   021°11.7'E   021°27.9'E
                       U4   23:19:57.7   69°34.8'S   008°40.1'E   008°56.4'E
     Extreme
North/South Limits
  of Umbral Path:      N1   22:20:31.6   50°55.9'S   084°12.2'E   084°28.4'E
                       S1   22:27:26.8   54°09.8'S   078°44.5'E   079°00.8'E
                       N2   23:19:51.7   69°34.9'S   008°29.3'E   008°45.5'E
                       S2   23:12:56.3   69°06.3'S   021°19.6'E   021°35.8'E

 Extreme Limits
 of Central Line:      C1   22:23:45.0   52°27.4'S   081°43.3'E   081°59.5'E
                       C2   23:16:38.1   69°26.9'S   014°32.8'E   014°49.1'E

   Instant of 
Greatest Eclipse:      G0   22:50:21.7   72°40.0'S   088°07.2'E   088°23.4'E


Circumstances at
Greatest Eclipse:    Sun's Altitude =  4.9°   Path Width = 495.5 km
                     Sun's Azimuth = 111.2°   Central Duration =  01m57.3s
                     

* Ephemeris Longitude is the terrestrial dynamical longitude assuming a uniformly rotating Earth. ** True Longitude is calculated by correcting the Ephemeris Longitude for the non-uniform rotation of Earth. (T.L. = E.L. - 1.002738*T/240, where T(in seconds) = TDT - UT)
Note: Longitude is measured positive to the East. Since T is not known in advance, the value used in the predictions is an extrapolation based on pre-2003 measurements. Nevertheless, the actual value is expected to fall within 0.5 seconds of the estimated T used here.
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