An annular eclipse of the Sun occurred on 8 September, 0880 UT Old Style, with maximum eclipse at 08:23 UT. A large annular eclipse covered over 99% of the Sun, creating a dramatic spectacle for observers in only a tiny path, just 6 km wide; it lasted a brief 9 seconds at the point of maximum eclipse.

The annular eclipse lasted for 9 seconds. Maximum eclipse was at 08:23:21 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 annular 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 43rd 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) 08:23:21 on 8 Sep UT TDT Date/time (max) 09:02:03 on 8 Sep TDT
Saros Series 97 Number in Series 42
Penumbral Magnitiude Central Magnitiude 0.9985
Gamma -0.3493 Path Width (km) 6
Delta T 38m42s Error ± 2m18s (95%)
Penumbral Duration Partial Duration
Total Duration 0m09s
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.