Total Eclipse of the Sun: 1857 March 25-26

Global Circumstances and Animation

Global Visibility of the Total Eclipse of the Sun on 1857 March 25-26

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 1857 March 25-26

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 152 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
Pago Pago, American SamoaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Albury, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bendigo, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Brisbane, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Broken Hill, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cairns, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Canberra, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Geelong, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gladstone, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gold Coast, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gosford, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hobart, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Launceston, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mackay, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Melbourne, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Newcastle, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Orange, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rockhampton, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sydney, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tamworth, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Toowoomba, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Townsville, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Wagga Wagga, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Wollongong, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Brandon, Man., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Calgary, Alta., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Edmonton, Alta., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kelowna, B.C., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lethbridge, Alta., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Regina, Sask., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Saskatoon, Sask., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Thunder Bay, Ont., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Vancouver, B.C., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Victoria, B.C., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Winnipeg, Man., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Waitangi, Chatham Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Avarua, Rarotonga, Cook Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Suva, Viti Levu, FijiLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Papeete, Tahiti, French PolynesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Galapagos Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Quezaltenango, GuatemalaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Jayapura, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bairiki, KiribatiLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Delap-Uliga-Djarrit, Marshall Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Acapulco, MexicoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Chihuahua, MexicoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ciudad Juarez, MexicoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Culiacan, MexicoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Durango, MexicoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Guadalajara, MexicoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hermosillo, MexicoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
La Paz, MexicoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Leon, MexicoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Matamoros, MexicoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mexico City, MexicoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Monterrey, MexicoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Oaxaco, MexicoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Puebla, MexicoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
San Luis Potosi, MexicoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tampico, MexicoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tepic, MexicoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tijuana, MexicoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Torreon, MexicoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Veracruz, MexicoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Villahermosa, MexicoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Yaren, NauruLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Noumea, New CaledoniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Auckland, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Christchurch, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dunedin, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gisborne, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Greymouth, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hamilton, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Invercargill, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Napier, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nelson, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
New Plymouth, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Oamuru, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Palmerston North, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tauranga, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Timaru, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Wellington, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Whangerai, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Alofi, NiueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kingston, Norfolk I.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Arawa, Papua New GuineaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kokopo, Papua New GuineaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lae, Papua New GuineaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Madang, Papua New GuineaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mount Hagen, Papua New GuineaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port Moresby, Papua New GuineaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Wewak, Papua New GuineaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Adamstown, Pitcairn Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Apia, SamoaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Honiara, Solomon Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Fakaofo, TokelauLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nuku'alofa, TongaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Vaiaku, TuvaluLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Phoenix, AZ, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tucson, AZ, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Little Rock, AR, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Fresno, CA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Los Angeles, CA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sacremento, CA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
San Diego, CA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
San Francisco, CA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
San Jose, CA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Denver, CO, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hilo, HI, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Honolulu, HI, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Boise, ID, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Springfield, IL, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cedar Rapids, IA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Des Moines, IA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Topeka, KS, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Wichita, KS, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Baton Rouge, LA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Minneapolis, MN, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
St Paul, MN, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Jefferson City, MO, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kansas City, MO, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
St Louis, MO, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Billings, MT, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Helena, MT, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lincoln, NE, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Omaha, NE, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Carson City, NV, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Las Vegas, NV, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Albuquerque, NM, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Santa Fe, NM, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bismarck, ND, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Fargo, ND, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Oklahoma City, OK, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Eugene, OR, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Portland, OR, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Salem, OR, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pierre, SD, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sioux Falls, SD, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Austin, TX, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dallas, TX, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Fort Worth, TX, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
El Paso, TX, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Houston, TX, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
San Antonio, TX, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Salt Lake City, UT, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Olympia, WA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Seattle, WA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Madison, WI, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cheyenne, WY, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Luganville, VanuatuLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port Vila, VanuatuLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mata'utu, Wallis and Futuna Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation

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Eclipses in 1857

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