Solar Eclipses in Saros Series 20

This page lists all the solar eclipses in saros series 20 which are in our database. Note that the beginning of this series is not included in our database, so the list below only covers the latter part of the series.

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).
24 Nov, 1999 BC
max: 17:03 UT
Annular Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.98; Saros 20)
A large annular eclipse covered 98% of the Sun, creating a dramatic spectacle for observers in a broad path up to 162 km wide; it lasted 1 minute and 14 seconds at the point of maximum eclipse.
5 Dec, 1981 BC
max: 01:46 UT
Annular Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.98; Saros 20)
A large annular eclipse covered 98% of the Sun, creating a dramatic spectacle for observers in a path up to 127 km wide; it lasted 58 seconds at the point of maximum eclipse.
16 Dec, 1963 BC
max: 10:24 UT
Annular Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.99; Saros 20)
A large annular eclipse covered 99% of the Sun, creating a dramatic spectacle for observers in a path up to 85 km wide; it lasted 39 seconds at the point of maximum eclipse.
26 Dec, 1945 BC
max: 19:00 UT
Annular Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.99; Saros 20)
A large annular eclipse covered over 99% of the Sun, creating a dramatic spectacle for observers in a narrow path at most 41 km wide; it lasted just 20 seconds at the point of maximum eclipse.
7 Jan, 1926 BC
max: 03:28 UT
Hybrid Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.00; Saros 20)
A fleeting hybrid eclipse covered only a tiny path, just 4 km wide and lasted for a very brief 2 seconds at the point of maximum eclipse.
17 Jan, 1908 BC
max: 11:51 UT
Hybrid Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.01; Saros 20)
A fleeting hybrid eclipse covered a narrow path at most 47 km wide and lasted for just 27 seconds at the point of maximum eclipse.
28 Jan, 1890 BC
max: 20:05 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.01; Saros 20)
The Sun was darkened for 54 seconds by a dramatic total eclipse covering a path up to 85 km wide. This was a sight worth seeing.
8 Feb, 1872 BC
max: 04:14 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.02; Saros 20)
The Sun was darkened for 1 minute and 24 seconds by a dramatic total eclipse covering a path up to 117 km wide. This was a sight worth seeing.
19 Feb, 1854 BC
max: 12:14 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.03; Saros 20)
The Sun was darkened for 1 minute and 57 seconds by a dramatic total eclipse covering a path up to 143 km wide. This was a sight worth seeing.
1 Mar, 1836 BC
max: 20:07 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.04; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 2 minutes and 34 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a broad path up to 165 km wide.
13 Mar, 1818 BC
max: 03:53 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.04; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 3 minutes and 14 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a broad path up to 183 km wide.
23 Mar, 1800 BC
max: 11:34 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.05; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 3 minutes and 55 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a broad path up to 197 km wide.
3 Apr, 1782 BC
max: 19:09 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.05; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 4 minutes and 36 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a broad path up to 209 km wide.
14 Apr, 1764 BC
max: 02:40 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.06; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 5 minutes and 15 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a broad path up to 218 km wide.
25 Apr, 1746 BC
max: 10:08 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.06; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 5 minutes and 50 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a broad path up to 226 km wide.
5 May, 1728 BC
max: 17:35 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.07; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 6 minutes and 18 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a broad path up to 232 km wide.
17 May, 1710 BC
max: 01:01 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.07; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 6 minutes and 38 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a broad path up to 237 km wide.
27 May, 1692 BC
max: 08:28 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.07; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 6 minutes and 48 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a very broad path, 240 km wide at maximum.
7 Jun, 1674 BC
max: 15:57 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.07; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 6 minutes and 49 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a very broad path, 241 km wide at maximum.
17 Jun, 1656 BC
max: 23:30 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.07; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 6 minutes and 41 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a very broad path, 242 km wide at maximum.
29 Jun, 1638 BC
max: 07:06 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.07; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 6 minutes and 27 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a very broad path, 241 km wide at maximum.
9 Jul, 1620 BC
max: 14:48 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.07; Saros 20)
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 broad path up to 238 km wide.
20 Jul, 1602 BC
max: 22:37 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.07; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 5 minutes and 47 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a broad path up to 235 km wide.
31 Jul, 1584 BC
max: 06:33 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.07; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 5 minutes and 26 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a broad path up to 230 km wide.
11 Aug, 1566 BC
max: 14:36 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.07; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 5 minutes and 5 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a broad path up to 223 km wide.
21 Aug, 1548 BC
max: 22:50 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.06; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 4 minutes and 46 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a broad path up to 216 km wide.
2 Sep, 1530 BC
max: 07:10 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.06; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 4 minutes and 29 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a broad path up to 207 km wide.
12 Sep, 1512 BC
max: 15:39 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.06; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 4 minutes and 15 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a broad path up to 198 km wide.
24 Sep, 1494 BC
max: 00:15 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.05; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 4 minutes and 3 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a broad path up to 188 km wide.
4 Oct, 1476 BC
max: 09:00 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.05; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 3 minutes and 53 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a broad path up to 179 km wide.
15 Oct, 1458 BC
max: 17:49 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.05; Saros 20)
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 broad path up to 170 km wide.
26 Oct, 1440 BC
max: 02:43 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.04; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 3 minutes and 41 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a broad path up to 163 km wide.
6 Nov, 1422 BC
max: 11:41 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.04; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 3 minutes and 39 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a path up to 157 km wide.
16 Nov, 1404 BC
max: 20:41 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.04; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 3 minutes and 40 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a path up to 152 km wide.
28 Nov, 1386 BC
max: 05:40 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.04; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 3 minutes and 43 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a path up to 150 km wide.
8 Dec, 1368 BC
max: 14:37 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.04; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 3 minutes and 48 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a path up to 149 km wide.
19 Dec, 1350 BC
max: 23:32 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.04; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 3 minutes and 54 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a path up to 150 km wide.
30 Dec, 1332 BC
max: 08:21 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.04; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 4 minutes exactly at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a path up to 153 km wide.
10 Jan, 1313 BC
max: 17:04 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.04; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 4 minutes and 6 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a path up to 156 km wide.
21 Jan, 1295 BC
max: 01:40 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.04; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 4 minutes and 11 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a broad path up to 161 km wide.
1 Feb, 1277 BC
max: 10:08 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.04; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 4 minutes and 13 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a broad path up to 167 km wide.
11 Feb, 1259 BC
max: 18:27 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.04; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 4 minutes and 11 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a broad path up to 174 km wide.
23 Feb, 1241 BC
max: 02:36 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.04; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 4 minutes and 6 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a broad path up to 181 km wide.
5 Mar, 1223 BC
max: 10:38 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.04; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 3 minutes and 56 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a broad path up to 189 km wide. It was seen in north-western Afrca, Turkey, and central Asia. The partial eclipse was visible across most of Africa, Europe, and most of Asia.
15 Mar, 1205 BC
max: 18:30 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.04; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 3 minutes and 41 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a broad path up to 198 km wide.
27 Mar, 1187 BC
max: 02:13 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.04; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 3 minutes and 23 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a broad path up to 211 km wide.
6 Apr, 1169 BC
max: 09:49 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.04; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 2 minutes and 59 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a broad path up to 229 km wide.
17 Apr, 1151 BC
max: 17:18 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.04; Saros 20)
A dramatic total eclipse plunged the Sun into darkness for 2 minutes and 31 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a very broad path, 263 km wide at maximum.
28 Apr, 1133 BC
max: 00:42 UT
Total Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 1.03; Saros 20)
The Sun was darkened for 1 minute and 58 seconds by a dramatic total eclipse covering a very broad path, 360 km wide at maximum. This was a sight worth seeing.
9 May, 1115 BC
max: 07:59 UT
Partial Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.96; Saros 20)
This was a deep partial eclipse, with 96% of the Sun covered for viewers closest to the center. This provided a significant spectacle for those who saw it.
19 May, 1097 BC
max: 15:14 UT
Partial Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.81; Saros 20)
This was a deep partial eclipse, with 81% of the Sun covered for viewers closest to the center. This provided a significant spectacle for those who saw it.
30 May, 1079 BC
max: 22:26 UT
Partial Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.66; Saros 20)
A moderate partial eclipse, with 66% of the Sun covered for viewers closest to the center, created an interesting spectacle.
10 Jun, 1061 BC
max: 05:38 UT
Partial Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.51; Saros 20)
A moderate partial eclipse, with 51% of the Sun covered for viewers closest to the center, created an interesting spectacle.
21 Jun, 1043 BC
max: 12:50 UT
Partial Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.37; Saros 20)
A small partial eclipse barely darkened the Sun. With just 37% of the Sun covered for viewers closest to the center, this was of limited interest.
1 Jul, 1025 BC
max: 20:05 UT
Partial Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.23; Saros 20)
A small partial eclipse barely darkened the Sun. With just 23% of the Sun covered for viewers closest to the center, this was of limited interest.
13 Jul, 1007 BC
max: 03:23 UT
Partial Solar Eclipse
(umbral mag. 0.11; Saros 20)
With only 11% of the Sun covered at maximum eclipse, this was a very marginal eclipse at best, and rather uninteresting.