A total eclipse of the Sun occurs on Saturday 8 April, 2722 UT, with maximum eclipse at 03:08 UT. A dramatic total eclipse will plunge the Sun into darkness for 2 minutes and 6 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a narrow path at most 72 km wide.

The total eclipse lasts for 2 minutes and 6 seconds. Maximum eclipse is at 03:08:06 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 total 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 31st 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) 03:08:06 on 8 Apr UT TDT Date/time (max) 03:51:03 on 8 Apr TDT
Saros Series 160 Number in Series 30
Penumbral Magnitiude Central Magnitiude 1.0208
Gamma -0.1881 Path Width (km) 72
Delta T 42m57s Error ± 36m07s (95%)
Penumbral Duration Partial Duration
Total Duration 2m06s
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.