A hybrid eclipse of the Sun occurred on 17 August, 0844 UT Old Style, with maximum eclipse at 17:09 UT. The Sun was darkened for 1 minute and 15 seconds by a dramatic hybrid eclipse covering a narrow path at most 42 km wide. This was a sight worth seeing.

The hybrid eclipse lasted for 1 minute and 15 seconds. Maximum eclipse was at 17:09:03 UT.

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 hybrid 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 41st eclipse in solar Saros series 97.The surrounding eclipses in this Saros series are:

This Saros series, solar Saros series 97, is linked to lunar Saros series 90. The nearest partner eclipses in that series are:

Eclipse Parameters

UT Date/time (max) 17:09:03 on 17 Aug UT TDT Date/time (max) 17:52:11 on 17 Aug TDT
Saros Series 97 Number in Series 40
Penumbral Magnitiude Central Magnitiude 1.0117
Gamma -0.2475 Path Width (km) 42
Delta T 43m08s Error ± 2m29s (95%)
Penumbral Duration Partial Duration
Total Duration 1m15s
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 22:11:44 UTC.