A hybrid eclipse of the Sun occurred on 31 August, 1030 UT Old Style, with maximum eclipse at 14:04 UT. A fleeting hybrid eclipse covered a narrow path at most 34 km wide and lasted for just 18 seconds at the point of maximum eclipse.

The hybrid eclipse lasted for 18 seconds. Maximum eclipse was at 14:04:12 UT.

During this eclipse the Sun was 0.531° in apparent diameter, 0.3% smaller than average. The Moon was just 4 days before perigee, making it relatively large. At the start and end of the eclipse, the Moon was 0.530°, which is smaller than the Sun; hence the eclipse was annular at that point. However, at maximum eclipse the Moon was 0.534° in apparent diameter, which is around average, large enough to cover the Sun; and so a total eclipse was seen at that point. Thus this was a hybrid eclipse. The statistics page has information on the ranges of the sizes of the Sun and Moon.

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 11th eclipse in solar Saros series 119.The surrounding eclipses in this Saros series are:

Eclipse Parameters

UT Date/time (max) 14:04:12 on 31 Aug UT TDT Date/time (max) 14:27:31 on 31 Aug TDT
Saros Series 119 Number in Series 10
Penumbral Magnitiude Central Magnitiude 1.0044
Gamma 0.8957 Path Width (km) 34
Delta T 23m19s Error ± 1m37s (95%)
Penumbral Duration Partial Duration
Total Duration 0m18s
Partial Rating Total Rating
Sun Distance 150145609 km (63.1%) Moon Distance 375849 km (38.7%)
Sun Diameter 0.531° Moon Diameter 0.530° - 0.534°
Apogee 11:47 on 23 Aug UT Perigee 15:53 on 4 Sep UT

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.

The Sun and Moon distances are shown in km, and as a percentage of their minimum - maximum distances; hence 0% is the closest possible (Earth's perihelion, or the Moon's closest possible perigee) and 100% is the farthest (aphelion, the farthest apogee). The statistics page has information on the ranges of sizes of the Sun and Moon.

Data last updated: 2015-06-21 22:11:44 UTC.