An annular eclipse of the Sun occurred on 18 December, 1256 UT Old Style, with maximum eclipse at 12:54 UT. A small annular eclipse covered only 92% of the Sun in a very broad path, 317 km wide at maximum, and lasted 11 minutes and 39 seconds.

The annular eclipse lasted for 11 minutes and 39 seconds. Maximum eclipse was at 12:54:58 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 3 eclipses:

This was the 45th eclipse in solar Saros series 110.The surrounding eclipses in this Saros series are:

This Saros series, solar Saros series 110, is linked to lunar Saros series 103. The nearest partner eclipses in that series are:

Eclipse Parameters

UT Date/time (max) 12:54:58 on 18 Dec UT TDT Date/time (max) 13:04:38 on 18 Dec TDT
Saros Series 110 Number in Series 44
Penumbral Magnitiude Central Magnitiude 0.9172
Gamma 0.1055 Path Width (km) 317
Delta T 9m40s Error ± 0m49s (95%)
Penumbral Duration Partial Duration
Total Duration 11m39s
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.