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The eighth millennium is a period of time that will begin on January 1, 7001, and will end on December 31, 8000.

Astronomical events

All these dates are in a uniform time scale such as Terrestrial Time. When converted to our ordinary solar time or Universal Time, which is decidedly non-uniform, via ΔT, the dates would be about one day earlier.

  • 7152 September 11: Mars occults Regulus.
  • 7256 October 12: Mercury occults Regulus.
  • 7276 September 19: Venus occults Regulus.
  • 7278 September 15: Mars occults Regulus.
  • 7321 December 21: Venus occults Regulus.
  • 7404 September 20: Mars occults Regulus.
  • 7541 February 14: Jupiter occults Saturn.[1]
  • 7541 June 18: Jupiter occults Saturn.[1]
  • 7565 October 17: Mercury occults Regulus.
  • 7874 October 22: Mercury occults Regulus.
The plutoid 90377 Sedna will pass its aphelion in the decades around the year 7800.

Science predictions


  1. 1.0 1.1 Solex - Dates of occultations of Saturn by Jupiter, from Earth.
    It will be the first time of this type of occultation since Prehistoric times! And certainly would be the unique double row in a year for perhaps one million years, or more...
  2. Kaku, Michio (26 April 2004). "How Advanced Could They Be?". Astrobiology Magazine. , an interview with Michio Kaku.
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