A total eclipse of the Sun occurs on Saturday 21 May, 2794 UT, with maximum eclipse at 10:15 UT. A dramatic total eclipse will plunge the Sun into darkness for 4 minutes and 16 seconds at maximum, creating an amazing spectacle for observers in a path up to 147 km wide.

The total eclipse lasts for 4 minutes and 16 seconds. Maximum eclipse is at 10:15:09 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 3 eclipses:

This is the 35th 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) 10:15:09 on 21 May UT TDT Date/time (max) 11:05:18 on 21 May TDT
Saros Series 160 Number in Series 34
Penumbral Magnitiude Central Magnitiude 1.0441
Gamma 0.007 Path Width (km) 147
Delta T 50m09s Error ± 42m10s (95%)
Penumbral Duration Partial Duration
Total Duration 4m16s
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.