This catalog has a page for every solar eclipse from 2000 BC to 3000 AD, 11,898 in all, shown in groups of 20 years at a time. You can go to any eclipse by selecting the milennium, century and 20-year period from the navigation tabs above; then click on an eclipse's date in the list below to to go its page.

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Solar Eclipses, 1000–0981 BC

Note that eclipse dates are specified relative to UT. You have not selected a timezone for eclipse timings, so all times are shown in UT (essentially GMT).
29 Mar, 1000 BC
max: 11:07 UT
Partial Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.69; Saros 52)
A moderate partial eclipse, with 69% of the Sun covered for viewers closest to the center, created an interesting spectacle.
21 Sep, 1000 BC
max: 14:41 UT
Partial Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.91; Saros 57)
This was a deep partial eclipse, with 91% of the Sun covered for viewers closest to the center. This provided a significant spectacle for those who saw it.
16 Feb, 0999 BC
max: 23:36 UT
Annular Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.92; Saros 24)
A small annular eclipse covered only 92% of the Sun in a very broad path, 889 km wide at maximum, and lasted 7 minutes and 41 seconds.
12 Aug, 0999 BC
max: 21:29 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.05; Saros 29)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 4 minutes and 4 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a very broad path, 394 km wide at maximum.
5 Feb, 0998 BC
max: 23:50 UT
Annular Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.95; Saros 34)
The Sun was 95% covered in a moderate annular eclipse, lasting 7 minutes and 12 seconds and covering a broad path up to 205 km wide.
2 Aug, 0998 BC
max: 12:10 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.02; Saros 39)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 2 minutes and 29 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a path up to 81 km wide.
26 Jan, 0997 BC
max: 05:46 UT
Annular Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.99; Saros 44)
A large annular eclipse covered over 99% of the Sun, creating a dramatic spectacle for observers in a narrow path at most 34 km wide; it lasted 43 seconds at the point of maximum eclipse.
21 Jul, 0997 BC
max: 20:48 UT
Annular Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.97; Saros 49)
The Sun was 97% covered in a moderate annular eclipse, lasting 2 minutes and 45 seconds and covering a path up to 141 km wide.
16 Dec, 0997 BC
max: 08:05 UT
Partial Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.07; Saros 16)
With only 7% of the Sun covered at maximum eclipse, this was a very marginal eclipse at best, and rather uninteresting.
14 Jan, 0996 BC
max: 18:29 UT
Partial Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.69; Saros 54)
A moderate partial eclipse, with 69% of the Sun covered for viewers closest to the center, created an interesting spectacle.
11 Jun, 0996 BC
max: 07:37 UT
Partial Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.11; Saros 21)
With only 11% of the Sun covered at maximum eclipse, this was a very marginal eclipse at best, and rather uninteresting.
10 Jul, 0996 BC
max: 22:47 UT
Partial Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.34; Saros 59)
A small partial eclipse barely darkened the Sun. With just 34% of the Sun covered for viewers closest to the center, this was of limited interest.
5 Dec, 0996 BC
max: 23:33 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.02; Saros 26)
The Sun was darkened for 1 minute and 47 seconds by a dramatic total eclipse covering a path up to 139 km wide. This was a sight worth seeing.
31 May, 0995 BC
max: 10:55 UT
Annular Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.98; Saros 31)
A large annular eclipse covered 98% of the Sun, creating a dramatic spectacle for observers in a narrow path at most 77 km wide; it lasted 1 minute and 44 seconds at the point of maximum eclipse.
25 Nov, 0995 BC
max: 11:10 UT
Annular Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.98; Saros 36)
A large annular eclipse covered 98% of the Sun, creating a dramatic spectacle for observers in a path up to 84 km wide; it lasted 2 minutes and 32 seconds at the point of maximum eclipse.
20 May, 0994 BC
max: 21:22 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.04; Saros 41)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 3 minutes and 58 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a path up to 150 km wide.
14 Nov, 0994 BC
max: 15:36 UT
Annular Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.93; Saros 46)
A small annular eclipse covered only 93% of the Sun in a very broad path, 317 km wide at maximum, and lasted 7 minutes and 9 seconds.
9 May, 0993 BC
max: 13:21 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.07; Saros 51)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 4 minutes and 12 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a very broad path, 429 km wide at maximum.
2 Nov, 0993 BC
max: 14:48 UT
Partial Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.63; Saros 56)
A moderate partial eclipse, with 63% of the Sun covered for viewers closest to the center, created an interesting spectacle.
30 Mar, 0992 BC
max: 22:27 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.03; Saros 23)
The Sun was darkened for 1 minute and 34 seconds by a dramatic total eclipse covering a very broad path, 357 km wide at maximum. This was a sight worth seeing.
23 Sep, 0992 BC
max: 01:23 UT
Partial Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.87; Saros 28)
This was a deep partial eclipse, with 87% of the Sun covered for viewers closest to the center. This provided a significant spectacle for those who saw it.
20 Mar, 0991 BC
max: 08:40 UT
Annular Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.98; Saros 33)
A large annular eclipse covered 98% of the Sun, creating a dramatic spectacle for observers in a narrow path at most 75 km wide; it lasted 2 minutes and 2 seconds at the point of maximum eclipse.
12 Sep, 0991 BC
max: 13:43 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.04; Saros 38)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 3 minutes and 24 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a path up to 146 km wide.
9 Mar, 0990 BC
max: 11:34 UT
Annular Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.94; Saros 43)
A small annular eclipse covered only 94% of the Sun in a very broad path, 263 km wide at maximum, and lasted 6 minutes and 57 seconds.
2 Sep, 0990 BC
max: 05:51 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.06; Saros 48)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 5 minutes exactly at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a broad path up to 210 km wide.
26 Feb, 0989 BC
max: 11:37 UT
Partial Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.56; Saros 53)
A moderate partial eclipse, with 56% of the Sun covered for viewers closest to the center, created an interesting spectacle.
21 Aug, 0989 BC
max: 21:07 UT
Partial Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.77; Saros 58)
A moderate partial eclipse, with 77% of the Sun covered for viewers closest to the center, created an interesting spectacle.
16 Jan, 0988 BC
max: 03:43 UT
Annular Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.00; Saros 25)
A large annular eclipse covered over 99% of the Sun, creating a dramatic spectacle for observers in a narrow path at most 11 km wide; it lasted a brief 5 seconds at the point of maximum eclipse.
12 Jul, 0988 BC
max: 17:24 UT
Annular Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.95; Saros 30)
The Sun was 95% covered in a moderate annular eclipse, lasting 3 minutes and 15 seconds and covering a very broad path, 332 km wide at maximum.
5 Jan, 0987 BC
max: 17:41 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.05; Saros 35)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 3 minutes and 59 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a path up to 158 km wide.
1 Jul, 0987 BC
max: 18:22 UT
Annular Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.95; Saros 40)
The Sun was 95% covered in a moderate annular eclipse, lasting 6 minutes and 35 seconds and covering a broad path up to 199 km wide.
26 Dec, 0987 BC
max: 09:32 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.04; Saros 45)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 3 minutes and 46 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a path up to 147 km wide.
20 Jun, 0986 BC
max: 20:26 UT
Annular Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.97; Saros 50)
A large annular eclipse covered 97% of the Sun, creating a dramatic spectacle for observers in a path up to 130 km wide; it lasted 3 minutes and 25 seconds at the point of maximum eclipse.
15 Dec, 0986 BC
max: 22:31 UT
Partial Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.58; Saros 55)
A moderate partial eclipse, with 58% of the Sun covered for viewers closest to the center, created an interesting spectacle.
10 May, 0985 BC
max: 21:05 UT
Partial Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.63; Saros 22)
A moderate partial eclipse, with 63% of the Sun covered for viewers closest to the center, created an interesting spectacle.
9 Jun, 0985 BC
max: 05:16 UT
Partial Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.32; Saros 60)
A small partial eclipse barely darkened the Sun. With just 32% of the Sun covered for viewers closest to the center, this was of limited interest.
4 Nov, 0985 BC
max: 10:20 UT
Annular Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.91; Saros 27)
A small annular eclipse covered only 91% of the Sun in only an extremely narrow strip, and lasted just moments.
30 Apr, 0984 BC
max: 13:50 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.08; Saros 32)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 6 minutes and 8 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a very broad path, 285 km wide at maximum.
24 Oct, 0984 BC
max: 09:20 UT
Annular Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.92; Saros 37)
A small annular eclipse covered only 92% of the Sun in a very broad path, 303 km wide at maximum, and lasted 9 minutes and 1 second.
20 Apr, 0983 BC
max: 06:26 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.05; Saros 42)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 4 minutes and 59 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a broad path up to 183 km wide.
13 Oct, 0983 BC
max: 12:33 UT
Annular Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.97; Saros 47)
The Sun was 97% covered in a moderate annular eclipse, lasting 3 minutes and 25 seconds and covering a path up to 118 km wide.
9 Apr, 0982 BC
max: 18:19 UT
Partial Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.80; Saros 52)
This was a deep partial eclipse, with 80% of the Sun covered for viewers closest to the center. This provided a significant spectacle for those who saw it.
2 Oct, 0982 BC
max: 23:12 UT
Partial Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.95; Saros 57)
This was a deep partial eclipse, with 95% of the Sun covered for viewers closest to the center. This provided a significant spectacle for those who saw it.
28 Feb, 0981 BC
max: 06:49 UT
Annular Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.92; Saros 24)
This marginal annular eclipse lasted 6 minutes and 33 seconds, with the annular path covering a small area in the north polar regions.
23 Aug, 0981 BC
max: 05:35 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.05; Saros 29)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 3 minutes and 18 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a very broad path, 455 km wide at maximum.