Total Eclipse of the Sun: 1576 April 28

Global Circumstances and Animation

Global Visibility of the Total Eclipse of the Sun on 1576 April 28

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 1576 April 28

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 85 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
Brandon, Man., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Calgary, Alta., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Charlottetown, P.E.I., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Churchill, Man., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dawson, Y.T., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Edmonton, Alta., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Fort McMurray, Alta., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Fredericton, N.B., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Halifax, N.S., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Inuvik, N.W.T., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Iqaluit, Nunavut, CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kelowna, B.C., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kingston, Ont., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lethbridge, Alta., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Montreal, Que., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Moncton, N.B., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ottawa, Ont., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Prince George, B.C., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Quebec, Que., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Regina, Sask., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Repulse Bay, Nunavut, CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
St John's, Nfld., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Saskatoon, Sask., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sept Iles, Que., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sudbury, Ont., 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
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
Delap-Uliga-Djarrit, Marshall Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Aldan, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Anadyr, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Komsomol'sk-na-Amure, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Magadan, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mirnyy, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Susuman, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tiksi, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Yakutsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
St-Pierre, St Pierre and MiquelonLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Longyearbyen, SvalbardLocal 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
Sacremento, CA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
San Francisco, CA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
San Jose, CA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hilo, HI, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Honolulu, HI, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Boise, ID, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Augusta, ME, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Portland, ME, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Minneapolis, MN, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
St Paul, MN, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Billings, MT, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Helena, MT, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Carson City, 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
Burlington, VT, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Montpelier, VT, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Olympia, WA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Seattle, WA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation

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Eclipses in 1576

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