An annular eclipse of the Sun occurred on 12 April, 1241 UT Old Style, with maximum eclipse at 23:26 UT. The Sun was 95% covered in a moderate annular eclipse, lasting 5 minutes and 14 seconds and covering a very broad path, 376 km wide at maximum.

The annular eclipse lasted for 5 minutes and 14 seconds. Maximum eclipse was at 23:26:30 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 63rd 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) 23:26:30 on 12 Apr UT TDT Date/time (max) 23:36:48 on 12 Apr TDT
Saros Series 97 Number in Series 62
Penumbral Magnitiude Central Magnitiude 0.9462
Gamma -0.8597 Path Width (km) 376
Delta T 10m18s Error ± 0m52s (95%)
Penumbral Duration Partial Duration
Total Duration 5m14s
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 22:11:45 UTC.