A partial eclipse of the Sun occurs on Saturday 17 December, 2495 UT, with maximum eclipse at 00:03 UT. A moderate partial eclipse, with 64% of the Sun covered for viewers closest to the center, will create an interesting spectacle.

Maximum eclipse is at 00:03:41 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 partial solar eclipse. (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 169.The surrounding eclipses in this Saros series are:

This Saros series, solar Saros series 169, is linked to lunar Saros series 162. The nearest partner eclipses in that series are:

Eclipse Parameters

UT Date/time (max) 00:03:41 on 17 Dec UT TDT Date/time (max) 00:27:39 on 17 Dec TDT
Saros Series 169 Number in Series 9
Penumbral Magnitiude Central Magnitiude 0.6389
Gamma 1.1867 Path Width (km) 0
Delta T 23m58s Error ± 19m40s (95%)
Penumbral Duration Partial Duration
Total Duration
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.