Annular Eclipse of the Sun: 1605 April 18

Global Circumstances and Animation

Global Visibility of the Annular Eclipse of the Sun on 1605 April 18

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 1605 April 18

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 38 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
Albany, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Broome, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bunbury, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Darwin, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Geraldton, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kalgoorlie, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Karratha, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Perth, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port Hedland, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
The Settlement, Christmas I.Local CircumstancesAnimation
West Island, Cocos Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Dili, East TimorLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lospatos, East TimorLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ambon, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tanjungkarang Telukbetung, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bandung, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Banjarmasin, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bengkulu, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Denpasar, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Jakarta, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kupang, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Malang, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Padang, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Palembang, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Semarang, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Surabaya, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Surakarta, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ujung Pandang, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Yogyakarta, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port-aux-Francais, Kerguelen Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Port Louis, MauritiusLocal CircumstancesAnimation
St-Denis, ReunionLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port Mathurin, Rodrigues I.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Cape Town, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Durban, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
East London, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pietermaritzburg, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port Elizabeth, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation

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Eclipses in 1605

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