An annular eclipse of the Sun occurred on 21 October, 0952 UT Old Style, with maximum eclipse at 16:15 UT. A large annular eclipse covered 97% of the Sun, creating a dramatic spectacle for observers in a path up to 107 km wide; it lasted 2 minutes and 32 seconds at the point of maximum eclipse.

The annular eclipse lasted for 2 minutes and 32 seconds. Maximum eclipse was at 16:15:25 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 47th 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) 16:15:25 on 21 Oct UT TDT Date/time (max) 16:46:04 on 21 Oct TDT
Saros Series 97 Number in Series 46
Penumbral Magnitiude Central Magnitiude 0.9736
Gamma -0.4727 Path Width (km) 107
Delta T 30m39s Error ± 1m58s (95%)
Penumbral Duration Partial Duration
Total Duration 2m32s
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.