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29th Century


29th Century

Millennium: 3rd millennium
Decades: 2800s 2810s 2820s 2830s 2840s
2850s 2860s 2870s 2880s 2890s

The 29th century of the Anno Domini (common era) will span from January 1, 2801–December 31, 2900 of the Gregorian calendar. It is distinct from the century known as the 2800s, which will begin on January 1, 2800 and will end on December 31, 2899.


  • Astronomical predictions for the 29th century 1
    • List of the long total solar eclipses 1.1
    • Other phenomena 1.2
  • Science fiction set in the 29th century 2
  • Other 3
  • References 4
  • Centuries and millennia 5

Astronomical predictions for the 29th century

List of the long total solar eclipses

  • May 21, 2813 : Solar eclipse,[1] (6 min 11 s), of saros 170.
  • June 1, 2831 : Solar eclipse,[2] (6 min 39 s), of saros 170.
  • June 12, 2849 : Solar eclipse,[3] (7 min 00 s), of saros 170.
  • June 23, 2867 : Solar eclipse,[4] (7 min 10 s), of saros 170.
  • July 3, 2885 : Solar eclipse,[5] (7 min 11 s), of saros 170, "crowning" this series.

Other phenomena

  • The remnants of Comet Ikeya-Seki are expected to return to the inner Solar System.
    It was last seen from Earth in 1965–1966, and broke into three pieces as it approached the Sun.
  • March 25, 2816: at 15:47 UTC Mercury will occult Jupiter.
  • March 6, 2817: at 9:36 UTC Venus will occult Saturn.
  • April 11, 2818: at 20:41 UTC Mercury will occult Mars.
  • February 6, 2825: at 10:50 UTC Mars will occult Uranus.
  • 2829/2830: triple conjunction Mars-Saturn.
  • December 15, 2830: at 09:40 UTC Venus will occult Mars.
  • 2842/2843: triple conjunction Mars-Jupiter.
  • December 16, 2846: transit of Venus.
  • December 14, 2854: partial transit of Venus.
  • July 20, 2855: at 05:15 UTC Mercury will occult Jupiter.
  • 2866: triple conjunction Mars-Saturn.
  • March 16, 2880: predicted possible impact date for asteroid (29075) 1950 DA, the near-Earth object with the highest known probability of crashing into Earth.

Science fiction set in the 29th century


  • Scientists estimate that it will take until the 29th century for radiation levels in areas directly contaminated by the Chernobyl disaster of 1986 to become safe for permanent human habitation again. (See Pripyat, Ukraine)
  • The CPR (Canadian Pacific Railway) lease on the O&Q (Ontario and Quebec) will end on 4 January 2883 after a 999-year lease.
  • The St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery (Happy Valley) in Hong Kong lease on Wanzai's Saint Fulan gentleman street will end after a 999-year lease.


  1. ^ Solar eclipse of May 21, 2813
  2. ^ Solar eclipse of June 1, 2831
  3. ^ Solar eclipse of June 12, 2849
  4. ^ Solar eclipse of June 23, 2867
  5. ^ Solar eclipse of July 3, 2885

Centuries and millennia

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