Partial Eclipse of the Sun: 1863 May 17

Global Circumstances and Animation

Global Visibility of the Partial Eclipse of the Sun on 1863 May 17

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 1863 May 17

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 235 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
Andorra la Vella, AndorraLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Innsbruck, AustriaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Linz, AustriaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Salzburg, AustriaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Antwerp, BelgiumLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bruges, BelgiumLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Brussels, BelgiumLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Charleroi, BelgiumLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ghent, BelgiumLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Liege, BelgiumLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Namur, BelgiumLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Brandon, Man., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Calgary, Alta., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Churchill, Man., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dawson, Y.T., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Edmonton, Alta., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Fort McMurray, Alta., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Inuvik, N.W.T., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Iqaluit, Nunavut, CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kelowna, B.C., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lethbridge, Alta., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Prince George, B.C., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Regina, Sask., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Repulse Bay, Nunavut, CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Saskatoon, Sask., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Thunder Bay, Ont., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Vancouver, B.C., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Victoria, B.C., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Whitehorse, Y.T., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Winnipeg, Man., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Yellowknife, N.W.T., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Plzen, Czech RepublicLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Prague, Czech RepublicLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Alborg, DenmarkLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Arhus, DenmarkLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Copenhagen, DenmarkLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Esbjerg, DenmarkLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Odense, DenmarkLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tallinn, EstoniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tartu, EstoniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Torshavn, Faroe Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Helsinki, FinlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Oulu, FinlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rovaniemi, FinlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tampere, FinlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Turku, FinlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bordeaux, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Brest, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Clermont-Ferrand, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dijon, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Grenoble, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Le Havre, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Le Mans, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lille, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Limoges, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lyon, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Marseille, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Montpellier, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nantes, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nice, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Orleans, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Paris, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rennes, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rheims, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rouen, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
St-Etienne, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Strasbourg, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Toulouse, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tours, FranceLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Berlin, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bielefeld, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bremen, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dortmund, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dresden, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dusseldorf, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Erfurt, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Frankfurt am Main, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Freiburg im Breisgau, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hamburg, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hannover, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kassel, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kiel, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Koln, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Leipzig, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Magdeburg, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mannheim, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Munich, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nurnberg, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rostock, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Saarbrucken, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Stuttgart, GermanyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ammassalik, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ilulissat, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ittoqqortoormiit, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nuuk, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Qaanaaq, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Qaqortoq, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sisimiut, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Station Nord, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Upernavik, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Akureyri, IcelandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Reykjavik, IcelandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Athlone, IrelandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cork, IrelandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dublin, IrelandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Galway, IrelandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Limerick, IrelandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sligo, IrelandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Waterford, IrelandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Genoa, ItalyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Milan, ItalyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Turin, ItalyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Verona, ItalyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Riga, LatviaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Daugavpils, LatviaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Vaduz, LiechtensteinLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kaunas, lithuaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Klaipeda, LithuaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Siauliai, LithuaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Luxembourg, LuxembourgLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Monaco-Ville, MonacoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Amsterdam, NetherlandsLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Eindhoven, NetherlandsLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Enschede, NetherlandsLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Groningen, NetherlandsLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Maastricht, NetherlandsLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nijmegen, NetherlandsLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rotterdam, NetherlandsLocal CircumstancesAnimation
The Hague, NetherlandsLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Alesund, NorwayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bergen, NorwayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bodo, NorwayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kristiansand, NorwayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Oslo, NorwayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Stavanger, NorwayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tromso, NorwayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Trondheim, NorwayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bydgoszcz, PolandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gdansk, PolandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lodz, PolandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Poznan, PolandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Szczecin, PolandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Wroclaw, PolandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Braga, PortugalLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Coimbra, PortugalLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Porto, PortugalLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Anadyr, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Arkhangel'sk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kaliningrad, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Murmansk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Petrozavodsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pskov, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sankt-Peterburg, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tiksi, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Velikiy Novgorod, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
A Coruna, SpainLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Alicante, SpainLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Barcelona, SpainLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bilbao, SpainLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gijon, SpainLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Madrid, SpainLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Murcia, SpainLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Palma de Mallorca, Mallorca, SpainLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Valencia, SpainLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Valladolid, SpainLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Vigo, SpainLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Zaragoza, SpainLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Longyearbyen, SvalbardLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gavle, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Goteborg, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Visby, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Helsingborg, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Karlstad, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kiruna, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lulea, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Malmo, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ostersund, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Stockholm, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sundsvall, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Umea, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Basel, SwitzerlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Berne, SwitzerlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Geneva, SwitzerlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lausanne, SwitzerlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Zurich, SwitzerlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Aberdeen, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Aberystwyth, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Belfast, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Birmingham, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cardiff, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Carlisle, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Douglas, Isle of Man, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Edinburgh, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Glasgow, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Inverness, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kingston upon Hull, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kirkwall, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Leeds, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Leicester, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lerwick, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Liverpool, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
London, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Londonderry, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Manchester, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Newcastle upon Tyne, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Norwich, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Penzance, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Plymouth, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
St Helier, Jersey, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
St Peter Port, Guernsey, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Southampton, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Adak, AK, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Anchorage, AK, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Fairbanks, AK, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Juneau, AK, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nome, AK, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Unalaska, AK, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Fresno, CA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sacremento, CA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
San Francisco, CA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
San Jose, CA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Boise, ID, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Billings, MT, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Helena, MT, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Carson City, NV, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Las Vegas, NV, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bismarck, ND, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Fargo, ND, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Eugene, OR, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Portland, OR, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Salem, OR, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pierre, SD, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Salt Lake City, UT, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Olympia, WA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Seattle, WA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation

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Eclipses in 1863

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