Total Eclipse of the Sun: 1731 January 08

Global Circumstances and Animation

Global Visibility of the Total Eclipse of the Sun on 1731 January 08

The global visibility of this solar eclipse is shown in the diagram to the left. A higher quality version of this global plot can be downloaded in pdf format by clicking on this image.

An explanation of this diagram can be found here.

 

Animation of the Total Eclipse of the Sun on 1731 January 08

The animation shown in the diagram to the right illustrates the motion of the shadow of the Moon at five minute intervals. This animation runs in a continuous loop.

This graphic, provided by Dr. Andrew Sinclair, shows the grey penumbral shadow where the eclipse will be seen as a partial one and the much smaller black umbral shadow where the eclipse will be seen as a total one. The UT time is shown in the upper right-hand corner of the diagram and the central line duration of the eclipse can be seen in the lower right-hand corner.

Local Circumstances and Animations

Diagrams showing the configuration of the eclipse including the local circumstances are available for the 331 locations given in the following table. All timing information is given in Universal time (UT). Animations showing the progress of the eclipse are also available for the locations specified. These animations can be as large as 275kb in size. It may be necessary to download these files for optimum performance. Eclipses for the locations listed in the following table in the period 1501 CE to 2100 CE can be found by following the location link. A location which lies within the path of totality is highlighted.

LocationAvailable data
Charikar, AfghanistanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Herat, AfghanistanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Jalalabad, AfghanistanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kabul, AfghanistanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kandahar, AfghanistanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mazar-e Sharif, AfghanistanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Benguela, AngolaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cabinda, AngolaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Huambo, AngolaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Luanda, AngolaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lubango, AngolaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Luena, AngolaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Malanje, AngolaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Namibe, AngolaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mar del Plata, ArgentinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Georgetown, Ascension I.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Al Manamah, BahrainLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cotonou, BeninLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Porto-Novo, BeninLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Francistown, BotswanaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gaborone, BotswanaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ghanzi, BotswanaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Maun, BotswanaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tshabong, BotswanaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Aracaju, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Belo Horizonte, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Campinas, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Curitiba, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Itabuna, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Joao Pessoa, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Joinville, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Maceio, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Montes Claros, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Natal, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pelotas, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Petrolina, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Porto Alegre, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Recife, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rio de Janeiro, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Salvador, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sao Paolo, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Vitoria, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bujumbura, BurundiLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gitega, BurundiLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bamenda, CameroonLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bertoua, CameroonLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Douala, CameroonLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Garoua, CameroonLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ngaoundere, CameroonLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Yaounde, CameroonLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mindelo, Sao Vicente, Cape VerdeLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Praia, Santiago, Cape VerdeLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bangassou, Central African RepublicLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bangui, Central African RepublicLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Berberati, Central African RepublicLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bouar, Central African RepublicLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bria, Central African RepublicLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Moundou, ChadLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sarh, ChadLocal CircumstancesAnimation
West Island, Cocos Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Moroni, Njazidja, ComorosLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bukavu, Democratic Republic of CongoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gemena, Democratic Republic of CongoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kalemie, Democratic Republic of CongoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kananga, Democratic Republic of CongoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kikwit, Democratic Republic of CongoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of CongoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kisangani, Democratic Republic of CongoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kolwezi, Democratic Republic of CongoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of CongoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Matadi, Democratic Republic of CongoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of CongoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mbuji-Mayi, Democratic Republic of CongoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Brazzaville, Republic of CongoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Owando, Republic of CongoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pointe-Noire, Republic of CongoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Abidjan, Cote d'IvoireLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bouake, Cote d'IvoireLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Daloa, Cote d'IvoireLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Korhogo, Cote d'IvoireLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Yamoussoukro, Cote d'IvoireLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Djibouti, DjiboutiLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bata, Equatorial GuineaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Malabo, Equatorial GuineaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Asmara, EritreaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Addis Ababa, EthiopiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dire Dawa, EthiopiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gonder, EthiopiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mek'ele, EthiopiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Franceville, GabonLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Libreville, GabonLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Oyem, GabonLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port-Gentil, GabonLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Banjul, The GambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kanifing, The GambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Accra, GhanaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kumasi, GhanaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tamale, GhanaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tema, GhanaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Conakry, GuineaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kankan, GuineaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nzerekore, GuineaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bissau, Guinea-BissauLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Agra, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ahmadabad, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Amritsar, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Aurangabad, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bangalore, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bhopal, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bikaner, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Calicut, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Chandigarh, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Chennai, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cochin, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Coimbatore, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Delhi, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dharwad, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gwalior, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hyderabad, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Indore, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Jabalpur, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Jaipur, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Jammu, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Jhansi, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Jodhpur, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kota, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kurnool, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ludhiana, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Madurai, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mangalore, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Meerut, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mumbai, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mysore, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nagpur, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nanded, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nashik, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nellore, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
New Delhi, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pune, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Raipur, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rajkot, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Salem, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Solapur, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Srinagar, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Surat, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tiruchchirappalli, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Trivandrum, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Vadodara, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Vijayawada, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Vishakhapatnam, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bandar-e'Abbas, IranLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Birjand, IranLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Esfahan, IranLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kerman, IranLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mashhad, IranLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Shiraz, IranLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Yazd, IranLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Zahedan, IranLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Shymkent, KazakhstanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Garissa, KenyaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kisumu, KenyaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mombasa, KenyaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nairobi, KenyaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nakuru, KenyaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kuwait City, KuwaitLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Osh, KyrgyzstanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Maseru, LesothoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Monrovia, LiberiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Antananarivo, MadagascarLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Antsirabe, MadagascarLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Antsiranana, MadagascarLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Fianarantsoa, MadagascarLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mahajanga, MadagascarLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Toamasina, MadagascarLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Toliara, MadagascarLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Blantyre, MalawiLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lilongwe, MalawiLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mzuzu, MalawiLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Male, MaldivesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port Louis, MauritiusLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dzaoudzi, MayotteLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Beira, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Chimoio, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gurue, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Inhambane, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lichinga, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Maputo, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nampula, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pemba, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Quelimane, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tete, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Xai-Xai, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Keetmanshoop, NamibiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rundu, NamibiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Walvis Bay, NamibiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Windhoek, NamibiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Benin City, NigeriaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ibadan, NigeriaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ilorin, NigeriaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Jimeta, NigeriaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lagos, NigeriaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port Harcourt, NigeriaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Muscat, OmanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Salalah, OmanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Suhar, OmanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sur, OmanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Faisalabad, PakistanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gujranwala, PakistanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hyderabad, PakistanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Islamabad, PakistanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Karachi, PakistanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lahore, PakistanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Multan, PakistanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Peshawar, PakistanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Quetta, PakistanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rawalpindi, PakistanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sukkur, PakistanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Doha, QatarLocal CircumstancesAnimation
St-Denis, ReunionLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port Mathurin, Rodrigues I.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Butare, RwandaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Byumba, RwandaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cyangugu, RwandaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kigali, RwandaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Jamestown, St HelenaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sao Tome, Sao Tome and PrincipeLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Al Madinah, Saudi ArabiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ad Dammam, Saudi ArabiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Buraydah, Saudi ArabiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hafar al Batin, Saudi ArabiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Jeddah, Saudi ArabiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Khamis Mushayt, Saudi ArabiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mecca, Saudi ArabiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Riyadh, Saudi ArabiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ziguinchor, SenegalLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Victoria, Mahe, SeychellesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bo, Sierra LeoneLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Freetown, Sierra LeoneLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sefadu, Sierra LeoneLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Berbera, SomaliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Boosaaso, SomaliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hargeysa, SomaliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kismaayo, SomaliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Marka, SomaliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mogadishu, SomaliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bloemfontein, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cape Town, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Durban, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
East London, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Johannesburg, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kimberley, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nelspruit, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Newcastle, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pietermaritzburg, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pietersburg, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port Elizabeth, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pretoria, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Upington, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Welkom, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Anuradhapura, Sri LankaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Colombo, Sri LankaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Galle, Sri LankaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Jaffna, Sri LankaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kalmunai, Sri LankaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kandy, Sri LankaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte, Sri LankaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
El Fasher, SudanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
El Obeid, SudanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Atbara, SudanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Juba, SudanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kadugli, SudanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kassala, SudanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Khartoum, SudanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Malakal, SudanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nyala, SudanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port Sudan, SudanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rabak, SudanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Wad Medani, SudanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Wau, SudanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mbabane, SwazilandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dushanbe, TajikistanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Khujand, TajikistanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kulob, TajikistanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Arusha, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dar Es Salaam, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dodoma, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kigoma, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mbeya, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Musoma, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mwanza, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Songea, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mtwara, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tanga, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Zanzibar, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Atakpame, TogoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lome, TogoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sokode, TogoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Edinburgh, Tristan da CuhnaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Chardzhev, TurkmenistanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mary, TurkmenistanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gulu, UgandaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kampala, UgandaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mbale, UgandaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mbarara, UgandaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Abu Dhabi, United Arab EmiratesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dubai, United Arab EmiratesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Maldonado, UruguayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Melo, UruguayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Montevideo, UruguayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bukhara, UzbekistanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Karshi, UzbekistanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Namangan, UzbekistanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Samarkand, UzbekistanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tashkent, UzbekistanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Aden, YemenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Al Hudaydah, YemenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Al Mukalla, YemenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
San'a, YemenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ta'izz, YemenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Chipata, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kabwe, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kasama, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Livingstone, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lusaka, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mansa, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mongu, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ndola, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bulawayo, ZimbabweLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gweru, ZimbabweLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Harare, ZimbabweLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mutare, ZimbabweLocal CircumstancesAnimation

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Eclipses in 1731

Eclipses within two years of 1731

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