An annular eclipse of the Sun occurred on 2 November, 1556 UT Old Style, with maximum eclipse at 07:19 UT. A small annular eclipse covered only 92% of the Sun in a very broad path, 370 km wide at maximum, and lasted 10 minutes and 24 seconds.

The annular eclipse lasted for 10 minutes and 24 seconds. Maximum eclipse was at 07:19:48 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 47th eclipse in solar Saros series 116.The surrounding eclipses in this Saros series are:

This Saros series, solar Saros series 116, is linked to lunar Saros series 109. The nearest partner eclipses in that series are:

Eclipse Parameters

UT Date/time (max) 07:19:48 on 2 Nov UT TDT Date/time (max) 07:22:13 on 2 Nov TDT
Saros Series 116 Number in Series 46
Penumbral Magnitiude Central Magnitiude 0.919
Gamma 0.5798 Path Width (km) 370
Delta T 2m25s Error ± 0m39s (95%)
Penumbral Duration Partial Duration
Total Duration 10m24s
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.