Annular Eclipse of the Sun: 2053 March 20

Global Circumstances and Animation

Global Visibility of the Annular Eclipse of the Sun on 2053 March 20

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 2053 March 20

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 210 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
Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Benguela, AngolaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Huambo, AngolaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lubango, AngolaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Luena, AngolaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
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
Darwin, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Geelong, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Geraldton, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hobart, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kalgoorlie, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Karratha, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Launceston, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Melbourne, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mount Gambier, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mount Isa, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Perth, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port Hedland, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Wagga Wagga, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Whyalla, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Francistown, BotswanaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gaborone, BotswanaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ghanzi, BotswanaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Maun, BotswanaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tshabong, BotswanaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bandar Seri Begawan, BruneiLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Phnum Penh, CambodiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Batdambang, CambodiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sihanoukville, CambodiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Guangzhou, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hong Kong, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Meizhou, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nanning, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Shantou, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Shenzhen, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Xiamen, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Zhanjiang, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
The Settlement, Christmas I.Local CircumstancesAnimation
West Island, Cocos Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Moroni, Njazidja, ComorosLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kolwezi, Democratic Republic of CongoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of CongoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dili, East TimorLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lospatos, East TimorLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Chennai, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cochin, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Coimbatore, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Madurai, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Salem, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tiruchchirappalli, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Trivandrum, IndiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ambon, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Balikpapan, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Banda Aceh, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tanjungkarang Telukbetung, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bandung, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Banjarmasin, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bengkulu, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Denpasar, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Jakarta, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Jambu, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kupang, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Malang, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Manado, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Medan, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Padang, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Palembang, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Palu, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pekanburu, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pontianak, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Samarinda, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Semarang, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sorong, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Surabaya, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Surakarta, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ternate, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ujung Pandang, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Yogyakarta, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port-aux-Francais, Kerguelen Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Louangphrabang, LaosLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Savannakhet, LaosLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Viangchan, LaosLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Maseru, LesothoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Antananarivo, MadagascarLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Antsirabe, MadagascarLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Antsiranana, MadagascarLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Fianarantsoa, MadagascarLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mahajanga, MadagascarLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Toamasina, MadagascarLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Toliara, MadagascarLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Blantyre, MalawiLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lilongwe, MalawiLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mzuzu, MalawiLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Alor Setar, MalaysiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ipoh, MalaysiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Johor Bahru, MalaysiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kota Bharu, MalaysiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kota Kinabalu, MalaysiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kuantan, MalaysiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kuching, MalaysiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Miri, MalaysiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sandakan, MalaysiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sibu, MalaysiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sri Aman, MalaysiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tawau, MalaysiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Male, MaldivesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port Louis, MauritiusLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dzaoudzi, MayotteLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Beira, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Chimoio, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gurue, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Inhambane, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lichinga, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Maputo, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nampula, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pemba, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Quelimane, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tete, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Xai-Xai, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bassein, MyanmarLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mergui, MyanmarLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Moulmein, MyanmarLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pye, MyanmarLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tavoy, MyanmarLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Yangon, MyanmarLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Keetmanshoop, NamibiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rundu, NamibiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Walvis Bay, NamibiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Windhoek, NamibiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Koror, PalauLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bacolod, PhilippinesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Baguio, PhilippinesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cagayan de Oro, PhilippinesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cebu, PhilippinesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Davao, PhilippinesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Iloilo, PhilippinesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Manila, PhilippinesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Quezon City, PhilippinesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
San Pedro, PhilippinesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tacloban, PhilippinesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Zamboanga, PhilippinesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
St-Denis, ReunionLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port Mathurin, Rodrigues I.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Victoria, Mahe, SeychellesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Singapore, SingaporeLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bloemfontein, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cape Town, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Durban, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
East London, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Johannesburg, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kimberley, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nelspruit, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Newcastle, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pietermaritzburg, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pietersburg, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port Elizabeth, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pretoria, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Upington, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Welkom, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Anuradhapura, Sri LankaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Colombo, Sri LankaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Galle, Sri LankaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Jaffna, Sri LankaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kalmunai, Sri LankaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kandy, Sri LankaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte, Sri LankaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mbabane, SwazilandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hsinchu, TaiwanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kaohsiung, TaiwanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
T'aichung, TaiwanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
T'ainan, TaiwanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
T'aipei, TaiwanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mbeya, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Songea, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mtwara, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bangkok, ThailandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Chiang Mai, ThailandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hat Yai, ThailandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nakhon Ratchasima, ThailandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Phuket, ThailandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ubon Ratchathani, ThailandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Udon Thani, ThailandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Da Nang, VietnamLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hai Phong, VietnamLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hanoi, VietnamLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ho Chi Minh, VietnamLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hue, VietnamLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nha Trang, VietnamLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Qui Nhon, VietnamLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Vinh, VietnamLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Chipata, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kabwe, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kasama, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Livingstone, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lusaka, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mansa, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mongu, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ndola, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bulawayo, ZimbabweLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gweru, ZimbabweLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Harare, ZimbabweLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mutare, ZimbabweLocal CircumstancesAnimation

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Eclipses in 2053

Eclipses within two years of 2053

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