The total eclipse lasted for 6 minutes and 25 seconds. Maximum eclipse was at 02:10:48 UT.
This eclipse was documented in ancient China, one one of the earliest documented eclipses: "Three flames ate the sun, and big stars were seen."
This map sourced from NASA's Eclipse Web Site shows the visibility of the total solar eclipse. It also shows the broader area in which a partial eclipse was seen. (Click on it for the full-sized version.)
This eclipse season contains 2 eclipses:
This eclipse belongs to solar Saros series 26.The surrounding eclipses in this Saros series are:
|UT Date/time (max)||02:10:48 on 5 Jun UT||TDT Date/time (max)||10:47:32 on 5 Jun TDT|
|Saros Series||26||Number in Series|
|Penumbral Magnitiude||Central Magnitiude||1.0805|
|Gamma||0.2982||Path Width (km)||272|
|Delta T||8h37m||Error||± 43m12s (95%)|
|Penumbral Duration||Partial Duration|
|Partial Rating||Total Rating|
Data last updated: 2015-06-21 22:11:39 UTC.