Total Eclipse of the Sun: 1950 September 12

Global Circumstances and Animation

Global Visibility of the Total Eclipse of the Sun on 1950 September 12

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 1950 September 12

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 125 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
Dawson, Y.T., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Inuvik, N.W.T., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Anshan, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Beijing, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Benxi, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Changchun, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dalian, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Daqing, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Datong, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Fushun, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hailar, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Harbin, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Huhhot, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Jiamusi, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Jilin, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Jinzhou, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Qingdao, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Qiqihar, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Shenyang, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Suihua, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tangshan, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tianjin, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Yantai, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Zhangjiakou, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Zibo, ChinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Agana, GuamLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Akita, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Fukuoka, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hiroshima, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kagoshima, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kanazawa, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kitakyushu, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kumamoto, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kyoto, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nagoya, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Niigata, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Okayama, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Osaka, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sapporo, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sendai, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Shizuoka, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tokyo, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Aktyubinsk, KazakhstanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Astana, KazakhstanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pavlodar, KazakhstanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Petropavlovsk, KazakhstanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kostanay, KazakhstanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Semipalatinsk, KazakhstanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ust'-Kamenogorsk, KazakhstanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bairiki, KiribatiLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ch'ongjin, North KoreaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Haeju, North KoreaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hamhung, North KoreaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kanggye, North KoreaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
P'yongyang, North KoreaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kwangju, South KoreaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pusan, South KoreaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Seoul, South KoreaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Taegu, South KoreaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Taejon, South KoreaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ulsan, South KoreaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Delap-Uliga-Djarrit, Marshall Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Palikir, Pohnpei, MicronesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Weno, Chuuk, MicronesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Choybalsan, MongoliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Darhan, MongoliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Erdenet, MongoliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hovd, MongoliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ulaangom, MongoliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ulan Bator, MongoliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Yaren, NauruLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Garapan, Saipan, Northern Mariana Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Aldan, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Abakan, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Anadyr, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Barnaul, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Berezniki, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Blagoveshchensk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bodaybo, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bratsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Chelyabinsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Chita, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Irkutsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Izhevsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kansk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Khabarovsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Komsomol'sk-na-Amure, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Krasnoyarsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kyzyl, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Magadan, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Magnitogorsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mirnyy, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Naberezhnyye Chelny, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nizhnevartorsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nizhniy Tagil, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Noril'sk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Novokuznetsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Novosibirsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Omsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Orel, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Orenburg, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Orsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Perm, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rubtsovsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Surgut, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Susuman, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Syktyvkar, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tiksi, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tobol'sk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tomsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tynda, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ufa, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ulan-Ude, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Urengoy, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Vladivostok, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Vorkuta, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Yakutsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Yekaterinburg, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Adak, AK, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Anchorage, AK, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Fairbanks, AK, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nome, AK, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Unalaska, AK, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation

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Eclipses in 1950

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