An annular eclipse of the Sun occurred on Friday 12 April, 1782 UT (1 Apr, 1782 Old Style), with maximum eclipse at 17:24 UT. A small annular eclipse covered only 94% of the Sun in a very broad path, 311 km wide at maximum, and lasted 5 minutes and 51 seconds.

The annular eclipse lasted for 5 minutes and 51 seconds. Maximum eclipse was at 17:24:30 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 26th 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) 17:24:30 on 12 Apr UT TDT Date/time (max) 17:24:47 on 12 Apr TDT
Saros Series 135 Number in Series 25
Penumbral Magnitiude Central Magnitiude 0.937
Gamma 0.6745 Path Width (km) 311
Delta T 0m17s Error ± 0m03s (95%)
Penumbral Duration Partial Duration
Total Duration 5m51s
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.