A total eclipse of the Sun occurred on 15 February, 1580 UT Old Style, with maximum eclipse at 01:50 UT. The Sun was darkened for 1 minute and 7 seconds by a dramatic total eclipse covering a path up to 127 km wide. This was a sight worth seeing.

The total eclipse lasted for 1 minute and 7 seconds. Maximum eclipse was at 01:50:04 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 total 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 21st eclipse in solar Saros series 133.The surrounding eclipses in this Saros series are:

This Saros series, solar Saros series 133, is linked to lunar Saros series 126. The nearest partner eclipses in that series are:

Eclipse Parameters

UT Date/time (max) 01:50:04 on 15 Feb UT TDT Date/time (max) 01:52:13 on 15 Feb TDT
Saros Series 133 Number in Series 20
Penumbral Magnitiude Central Magnitiude 1.0151
Gamma 0.9164 Path Width (km) 127
Delta T 2m09s Error ± 0m39s (95%)
Penumbral Duration Partial Duration
Total Duration 1m07s
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.