A partial eclipse of the Sun occurred on Sunday 17 June, 1928 UT, with maximum eclipse at 20:27 UT. With only 4% of the Sun covered at maximum eclipse, this was a very marginal eclipse at best, and rather uninteresting.

Maximum eclipse was at 20:27:04 UT.

During this eclipse the Sun was 0.525° in apparent diameter, 1.6% smaller than average. The Moon was just a day past perigee, making it fairly large. At maximum eclipse it was 0.551° in apparent diameter, which is 3.8% larger than average. This has no real effect on this eclipse, since the Moon's central shadow misses the Earth, making this a partial eclipse. The statistics page has information on the ranges of the sizes of the Sun and Moon.

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 1st eclipse in solar Saros series 155.The surrounding eclipses in this Saros series are:

Eclipse Parameters

UT Date/time (max) 20:27:04 on 17 Jun UT TDT Date/time (max) 20:27:28 on 17 Jun TDT
Saros Series 155 Number in Series 0
Penumbral Magnitiude Central Magnitiude 0.0375
Gamma 1.5107 Path Width (km) 0
Delta T 0m24s Error ± 0m00s (95%)
Penumbral Duration Partial Duration
Total Duration
Partial Rating Total Rating
Sun Distance 152015264 km (101.8%) Moon Distance 361258 km (9.7%)
Sun Diameter 0.525° Moon Diameter 0.551° - 0.551°
Perigee 14:00 on 16 Jun UT Apogee 19:36 on 28 Jun UT

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.

The Sun and Moon distances are shown in km, and as a percentage of their minimum - maximum distances; hence 0% is the closest possible (Earth's perihelion, or the Moon's closest possible perigee) and 100% is the farthest (aphelion, the farthest apogee). The statistics page has information on the ranges of sizes of the Sun and Moon.

Data last updated: 2015-06-21 22:11:46 UTC.