An annular eclipse of the Sun occurred on 1 September, 0034 UT Old Style, with maximum eclipse at 11:02 UT. The Sun was 96% covered in a moderate annular eclipse, lasting 4 minutes and 20 seconds and covering a path up to 149 km wide. It was visible across Africa. The partial eclipse was visible from Africa, Europe, and the Middle East.

The annular eclipse lasted for 4 minutes and 20 seconds. Maximum eclipse was at 11:02:30 UT.

Overview Map

This map sourced from NASA's Eclipse Web Site shows the visibility of the annular 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 3 eclipses:

This was the 37th eclipse in solar Saros series 74.The surrounding eclipses in this Saros series are:

Eclipse Parameters

UT Date/time (max) 11:02:30 on 1 Sep UT TDT Date/time (max) 13:52:18 on 1 Sep TDT
Saros Series 74 Number in Series 36
Penumbral Magnitiude Central Magnitiude 0.9593
Gamma 0.1203 Path Width (km) 149
Delta T 2h50m Error ± 8m20s (95%)
Penumbral Duration Partial Duration
Total Duration 4m20s
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.