Annular Eclipse of the Sun: 1744 April 12-13

Global Circumstances and Animation

Global Visibility of the Annular Eclipse of the Sun on 1744 April 12-13

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 Annular Eclipse of the Sun on 1744 April 12-13

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 red umbral shadow where the eclipse will be seen as an annular 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 39 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 annularity is highlighted.

LocationAvailable data
Belize, BelizeLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Belmopan, BelizeLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Waitangi, Chatham Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Avarua, Rarotonga, Cook Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Hanga Roa, Easter I.Local CircumstancesAnimation
San Miguel, El SalvadorLocal CircumstancesAnimation
San Salvador, El SalvadorLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Santa Ana, El SalvadorLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Papeete, Tahiti, French PolynesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Galapagos Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Guatemala City, GuatemalaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Quezaltenango, GuatemalaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
San Pedro Sula, HondurasLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Acapulco, MexicoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Guadalajara, MexicoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mexico City, MexicoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Oaxaco, MexicoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Puebla, MexicoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Veracruz, MexicoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Villahermosa, MexicoLocal 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
Adamstown, Pitcairn Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Nuku'alofa, TongaLocal CircumstancesAnimation

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Eclipses in 1744

Eclipses within two years of 1744

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