An annular eclipse of the Sun occurred on Friday 15 January, 1638 UT (5 Jan, 1638 Old Style), with maximum eclipse at 04:50 UT. A small annular eclipse covered only 91% of the Sun in a very broad path, 907 km wide at maximum, and lasted 10 minutes exactly.

The annular eclipse lasted for 10 minutes exactly. Maximum eclipse was at 04:50:46 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 18th eclipse in solar Saros series 135.The surrounding eclipses in this Saros series are:

This Saros series, solar Saros series 135, is linked to lunar Saros series 128. The nearest partner eclipses in that series are:

Eclipse Parameters

UT Date/time (max) 04:50:46 on 15 Jan UT TDT Date/time (max) 04:51:53 on 15 Jan TDT
Saros Series 135 Number in Series 17
Penumbral Magnitiude Central Magnitiude 0.909
Gamma 0.9242 Path Width (km) 907
Delta T 1m07s Error ± 0m39s (95%)
Penumbral Duration Partial Duration
Total Duration 10m00s
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.