Total Eclipse of the Sun: 1849 August 18

Global Circumstances and Animation

Global Visibility of the Total Eclipse of the Sun on 1849 August 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 Total Eclipse of the Sun on 1849 August 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 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 95 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
Adelaide, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Albany, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Albury, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Alice Springs, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bendigo, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Brisbane, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Broken Hill, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Broome, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bunbury, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Canberra, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Geelong, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Geraldton, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gold Coast, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gosford, 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
Newcastle, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Orange, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Perth, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port Hedland, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sydney, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tamworth, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Toowoomba, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Wagga Wagga, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Whyalla, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Wollongong, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
The Settlement, Christmas I.Local CircumstancesAnimation
West Island, Cocos Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Moroni, Njazidja, ComorosLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tanjungkarang Telukbetung, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bandung, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bengkulu, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Jakarta, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Padang, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Semarang, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Surakarta, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Yogyakarta, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Garissa, KenyaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kisumu, KenyaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mombasa, KenyaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nairobi, KenyaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nakuru, KenyaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port-aux-Francais, Kerguelen Is.Local 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
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
St-Denis, ReunionLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port Mathurin, Rodrigues I.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Victoria, Mahe, SeychellesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kismaayo, SomaliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Marka, SomaliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mogadishu, SomaliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Galle, Sri LankaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Arusha, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dar Es Salaam, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dodoma, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mbeya, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Musoma, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mwanza, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Songea, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mtwara, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tanga, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Zanzibar, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gulu, UgandaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kampala, UgandaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mbale, UgandaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mbarara, UgandaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Chipata, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mutare, ZimbabweLocal CircumstancesAnimation

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Eclipses in 1849

Eclipses within two years of 1849

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