A total eclipse of the Sun occurred on 24 November, 0029 UT Old Style, with maximum eclipse at 09:24 UT. The Sun was darkened for 1 minute and 59 seconds by a dramatic total eclipse covering a path up to 109 km wide. This was a sight worth seeing, and was visible across eastern Europe, the Middle East, and south Asia. The partial eclipse was visible from Europe, northern Africa, the Middle East, and south/west Asia.

The total eclipse lasted for 1 minute and 59 seconds. Maximum eclipse was at 09:24:46 UT.

This is one of several eclipses which have been linked to the crucifixion of Christ; Wikipedia has an article on the subjectCrucifixion darkness
Article on possible explanations for the biblical accounts of the darkness which occurred during the crucifixion of Jesus. Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crucifixion_darkness
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Overview Map

This map sourced from NASA Goddard Space flight Center: GSFC Eclipse Web SiteGSFC Eclipse Web Site
The primary source of all the information on eclipses presented here at Hermit Eclipse. [NASA Goddard Space flight Center]
https://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/eclipse.html
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.)

Eclipse Season and Saros Series

This eclipse season contains 2 eclipses:

This was the 52nd eclipse in solar Saros series 62.The surrounding eclipses in this Saros series are:

Eclipse Parameters

UT Date/time (max) 09:24:46 on 24 Nov UT TDT Date/time (max) 12:15:21 on 24 Nov TDT
Saros Series 62 Number in Series 51
Penumbral Magnitiude Central Magnitiude 1.0217
Gamma 0.7424 Path Width (km) 109
Delta T 2h51m Error ± 8m22s (95%)
Penumbral Duration Partial Duration
Total Duration 1m59s
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 listingsGSFC Eclipse Web Site
The primary source of all the information on eclipses presented here at Hermit Eclipse. [NASA Goddard Space flight Center]
https://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/eclipse.html
are in the TDT timescale.

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