Partial Eclipse of the Sun: 1736 March 12

Global Circumstances and Animation

Global Visibility of the Partial Eclipse of the Sun on 1736 March 12

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 1736 March 12

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 46 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
Brandon, Man., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Calgary, Alta., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Churchill, Man., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Edmonton, Alta., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Fort McMurray, Alta., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Iqaluit, Nunavut, CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lethbridge, Alta., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Regina, Sask., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Repulse Bay, Nunavut, CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Saskatoon, Sask., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sudbury, Ont., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Thunder Bay, Ont., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Winnipeg, Man., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Yellowknife, N.W.T., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ammassalik, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ilulissat, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ittoqqortoormiit, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nuuk, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Qaanaaq, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sisimiut, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Station Nord, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Upernavik, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Longyearbyen, SvalbardLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Denver, CO, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Boise, ID, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Chicago, IL, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gary, IN, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cedar Rapids, IA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Des Moines, IA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Grand Rapids, MI, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lansing, MI, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Minneapolis, MN, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
St Paul, MN, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Billings, MT, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Helena, MT, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lincoln, NE, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Omaha, NE, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bismarck, ND, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Fargo, ND, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pierre, SD, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sioux Falls, SD, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Salt Lake City, UT, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Madison, WI, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Milwaukee, WI, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cheyenne, WY, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation

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Eclipses in 1736

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