Partial Eclipse of the Sun: 1566 April 19

Global Circumstances and Animation

Global Visibility of the Partial Eclipse of the Sun on 1566 April 19

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 Partial Eclipse of the Sun on 1566 April 19

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. The UT time is shown in the upper right-hand corner of the diagram.

Local Circumstances and Animations

Diagrams showing the configuration of the eclipse including the local circumstances are available for the 70 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.

LocationAvailable data
Dawson, Y.T., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Inuvik, N.W.T., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Iqaluit, Nunavut, CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Repulse Bay, Nunavut, CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Whitehorse, Y.T., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Yellowknife, N.W.T., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Benxi, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Changchun, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Daqing, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Fushun, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hailar, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Harbin, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Jiamusi, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Jilin, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Qiqihar, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Shenyang, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Suihua, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ilulissat, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nuuk, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Qaanaaq, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sisimiut, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Station Nord, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Upernavik, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Akita, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Fukuoka, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hiroshima, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kanazawa, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kitakyushu, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kumamoto, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kyoto, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nagoya, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Niigata, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Okayama, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Osaka, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sapporo, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sendai, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Shizuoka, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tokyo, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ch'ongjin, North KoreaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hamhung, North KoreaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kanggye, North KoreaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
P'yongyang, North KoreaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pusan, South KoreaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Seoul, South KoreaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Taegu, South KoreaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Taejon, South KoreaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ulsan, South KoreaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Aldan, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Anadyr, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Blagoveshchensk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bodaybo, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Chita, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Khabarovsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Komsomol'sk-na-Amure, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Magadan, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mirnyy, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Noril'sk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Susuman, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tiksi, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tynda, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Vladivostok, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Yakutsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Longyearbyen, SvalbardLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Adak, AK, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Anchorage, AK, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Fairbanks, AK, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nome, AK, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Unalaska, AK, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation

Please use the browser's back button after viewing a local circumstances diagram or an animated gif file.

Eclipses in 1566

HMNAO logo © HM Nautical Almanac Office,
UK Hydrographic Office, 2006-2016
E-mail: hmnao@ukho.gov.uk

Sine sole sileo