Annular Eclipse of the Sun: 2014 April 29

Global Circumstances and Animation

Global Visibility of the Annular Eclipse of the Sun on 2014 April 29

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 2014 April 29

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 37 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
Adelaide, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Albany, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Albury, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Alice Springs, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bendigo, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Broken Hill, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Broome, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bunbury, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cairns, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Canberra, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Darwin, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Geelong, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Geraldton, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hobart, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kalgoorlie, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Karratha, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Launceston, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mackay, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Melbourne, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mount Gambier, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mount Isa, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Orange, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Perth, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port Hedland, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rockhampton, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Townsville, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Wagga Wagga, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Whyalla, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
The Settlement, Christmas I.Local CircumstancesAnimation
West Island, Cocos Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Dili, East TimorLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lospatos, East TimorLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Denpasar, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kupang, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Malang, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Yogyakarta, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port-aux-Francais, Kerguelen Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation

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Eclipses in 2014

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