An annular eclipse of the Sun occurs on Saturday 21 August, 2343 UT, with maximum eclipse at 02:52 UT. The Sun will be 97% covered in a moderate annular eclipse, lasting 3 minutes and 9 seconds and covering a broad path up to 186 km wide.

The annular eclipse lasts for 3 minutes and 9 seconds. Maximum eclipse is at 02:52:50 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 will be seen. (Click on it for the full-sized version.)

Eclipse Season and Saros Series

This eclipse season contains 2 eclipses:

This is the 10th eclipse in solar Saros series 160.The surrounding eclipses in this Saros series are:

This Saros series, solar Saros series 160, is linked to lunar Saros series 153. The nearest partner eclipses in that series are:

Eclipse Parameters

UT Date/time (max) 02:52:50 on 21 Aug UT TDT Date/time (max) 03:07:05 on 21 Aug TDT
Saros Series 160 Number in Series 9
Penumbral Magnitiude Central Magnitiude 0.9679
Gamma -0.7957 Path Width (km) 186
Delta T 14m15s Error ± 10m59s (95%)
Penumbral Duration Partial Duration
Total Duration 3m09s
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 22:11:47 UTC.