A hybrid eclipse of the Sun occurred on 15 February, 0017 UT Old Style, with maximum eclipse at 09:38 UT. A fleeting hybrid eclipse covered a narrow path at most 28 km wide and lasted for just 28 seconds at the point of maximum eclipse.

The hybrid eclipse lasted for 28 seconds. Maximum eclipse was at 09:38:03 UT.

Overview Map

This map sourced from NASA's Eclipse Web Site shows the visibility of the hybrid solar eclipse. It also shows the broader area in which a partial eclipse was seen. (Click on it for the full-sized version.)

Eclipse Season and Saros Series

This eclipse season contains 2 eclipses:

This was the 26th eclipse in solar Saros series 79.The surrounding eclipses in this Saros series are:

Eclipse Parameters

UT Date/time (max) 09:38:03 on 15 Feb UT TDT Date/time (max) 12:30:45 on 15 Feb TDT
Saros Series 79 Number in Series 25
Penumbral Magnitiude Central Magnitiude 1.0053
Gamma 0.7717 Path Width (km) 28
Delta T 2h53m Error ± 8m29s (95%)
Penumbral Duration Partial Duration
Total Duration 0m28s
Partial Rating Total Rating

Note that while all dates and times on this site (except where noted) are in UT, which is within a second of civil time, the dates and times shown in NASA's eclipse listings are in the TDT timescale.

Data last updated: 2015-06-21 22:11:42 UTC.