An annular eclipse of the Sun occurs on Wednesday 20 January, 2596 UT, with maximum eclipse at 16:50 UT. A large annular eclipse will cover 99% of the Sun, creating a dramatic spectacle for observers in a narrow path at most 51 km wide; it will last 1 minute and 20 seconds at the point of maximum eclipse.

The annular eclipse lasts for 1 minute and 20 seconds. Maximum eclipse is at 16:50:19 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 24th 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) 16:50:19 on 20 Jan UT TDT Date/time (max) 17:22:01 on 20 Jan TDT
Saros Series 160 Number in Series 23
Penumbral Magnitiude Central Magnitiude 0.9862
Gamma -0.3119 Path Width (km) 51
Delta T 31m42s Error ± 26m30s (95%)
Penumbral Duration Partial Duration
Total Duration 1m20s
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 22:11:48 UTC.