The total eclipse lasted for 1 minute and 50 seconds. Maximum eclipse was at 12:18:48 UT.
This is the eclipse mentioned by Plinius in his annals: "The eclipse of the sun which occurred the day before the calends of May, in the consulship of Vipstanus and Fonteius, not many years ago, was seen in Campania between the seventh and eighth hour of the day; the general Corbulo informs us, that it was seen in Armenia, between the eleventh and twelfth hour".
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 was the 39th eclipse in solar Saros series 68.The surrounding eclipses in this Saros series are:
|UT Date/time (max)||12:18:48 on 30 Apr UT||TDT Date/time (max)||15:04:34 on 30 Apr TDT|
|Saros Series||68||Number in Series||38|
|Penumbral Magnitiude||Central Magnitiude||1.0191|
|Gamma||0.2762||Path Width (km)||68|
|Delta T||2h46m||Error||± 8m06s (95%)|
|Penumbral Duration||Partial Duration|
|Partial Rating||Total Rating|
Data last updated: 2015-06-21 22:11:42 UTC.