A partial eclipse of the Sun occurred on Saturday 20 July, 1591 UT (10 Jul, 1591 Old Style), with maximum eclipse at 14:00 UT. This was a deep partial eclipse, with 82% of the Sun covered for viewers closest to the center. This provided a significant spectacle for those who saw it.

Maximum eclipse was at 14:00:05 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 partial solar eclipse. (Click on it for the full-sized version.)

Eclipse Season and Saros Series

This eclipse season contains 3 eclipses:

This was the 6th eclipse in solar Saros series 139.The surrounding eclipses in this Saros series are:

This Saros series, solar Saros series 139, is linked to lunar Saros series 132. The nearest partner eclipses in that series are:

Eclipse Parameters

UT Date/time (max) 14:00:05 on 20 Jul UT TDT Date/time (max) 14:02:08 on 20 Jul TDT
Saros Series 139 Number in Series 5
Penumbral Magnitiude Central Magnitiude 0.8249
Gamma 1.0911 Path Width (km) 0
Delta T 2m03s Error ± 0m39s (95%)
Penumbral Duration Partial Duration
Total Duration
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.