An annular eclipse of the Sun occurred on Friday 1 March, 1737 UT (18 Feb, 1737 Old Style), with maximum eclipse at 14:35 UT. A small annular eclipse covered only 93% of the Sun in a very broad path, 378 km wide at maximum, and lasted 8 minutes and 4 seconds.

The annular eclipse lasted for 8 minutes and 4 seconds. Maximum eclipse was at 14:35:06 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 57th 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) 14:35:06 on 1 Mar UT TDT Date/time (max) 14:35:17 on 1 Mar TDT
Saros Series 116 Number in Series 56
Penumbral Magnitiude Central Magnitiude 0.9283
Gamma 0.7099 Path Width (km) 378
Delta T 0m11s Error ± 0m06s (95%)
Penumbral Duration Partial Duration
Total Duration 8m04s
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.