An annular eclipse of the Sun occurred on Sunday 24 October, 1688 UT (14 Oct, 1688 Old Style), with maximum eclipse at 06:46 UT. A small annular eclipse covered only 92% of the Sun in a very broad path, 453 km wide at maximum, and lasted 6 minutes and 49 seconds.

The annular eclipse lasted for 6 minutes and 49 seconds. Maximum eclipse was at 06:46:32 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 13th eclipse in solar Saros series 138.The surrounding eclipses in this Saros series are:

This Saros series, solar Saros series 138, is linked to lunar Saros series 131. The nearest partner eclipses in that series are:

Eclipse Parameters

UT Date/time (max) 06:46:32 on 24 Oct UT TDT Date/time (max) 06:46:41 on 24 Oct TDT
Saros Series 138 Number in Series 12
Penumbral Magnitiude Central Magnitiude 0.9221
Gamma -0.7686 Path Width (km) 453
Delta T 0m09s Error ± 0m39s (95%)
Penumbral Duration Partial Duration
Total Duration 6m49s
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 22:11:46 UTC.