An annular eclipse of the Sun occurred on 6 January, 1079 UT Old Style, with maximum eclipse at 02:35 UT. The Sun was 95% covered in a moderate annular eclipse, lasting 4 minutes and 35 seconds and covering a broad path up to 219 km wide.

The annular eclipse lasted for 4 minutes and 35 seconds. Maximum eclipse was at 02:35:58 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 54th 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) 02:35:58 on 6 Jan UT TDT Date/time (max) 02:55:27 on 6 Jan TDT
Saros Series 97 Number in Series 53
Penumbral Magnitiude Central Magnitiude 0.9494
Gamma -0.5307 Path Width (km) 219
Delta T 19m29s Error ± 1m26s (95%)
Penumbral Duration Partial Duration
Total Duration 4m35s
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.