An annular eclipse of the Sun occurred on 30 September, 0916 UT Old Style, with maximum eclipse at 00:05 UT. A large annular eclipse covered 99% of the Sun, creating a dramatic spectacle for observers in a narrow path at most 56 km wide; it lasted 1 minute and 27 seconds at the point of maximum eclipse.

The annular eclipse lasted for 1 minute and 27 seconds. Maximum eclipse was at 00:05:38 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 45th 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) 00:05:38 on 30 Sep UT TDT Date/time (max) 00:40:10 on 30 Sep TDT
Saros Series 97 Number in Series 44
Penumbral Magnitiude Central Magnitiude 0.9855
Gamma -0.4242 Path Width (km) 56
Delta T 34m32s Error ± 2m08s (95%)
Penumbral Duration Partial Duration
Total Duration 1m27s
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.