An annular eclipse of the Sun occurred on 25 March, 1438 UT Old Style, with maximum eclipse at 20:09 UT. A large annular eclipse covered 98% of the Sun, creating a dramatic spectacle for observers in a path up to 80 km wide; it lasted 2 minutes and 21 seconds at the point of maximum eclipse.

The annular eclipse lasted for 2 minutes and 21 seconds. Maximum eclipse was at 20:09:57 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 29th eclipse in solar Saros series 120.The surrounding eclipses in this Saros series are:

This Saros series, solar Saros series 120, is linked to lunar Saros series 113. The nearest partner eclipses in that series are:

Eclipse Parameters

UT Date/time (max) 20:09:57 on 25 Mar UT TDT Date/time (max) 20:14:23 on 25 Mar TDT
Saros Series 120 Number in Series 28
Penumbral Magnitiude Central Magnitiude 0.979
Gamma -0.3529 Path Width (km) 80
Delta T 4m26s Error ± 0m39s (95%)
Penumbral Duration Partial Duration
Total Duration 2m21s
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.