Total Eclipse of the Sun: 2012 November 13-14

Global Circumstances and Animation

Global Visibility of the Total Eclipse of the Sun on 2012 November 13-14

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 2012 November 13-14

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 85 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
Pago Pago, American SamoaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Comodoro Rivadavia, ArgentinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rio Gallegos, ArgentinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rio Grande, ArgentinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
San Carlos de Bariloche, ArgentinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Adelaide, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Albany, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Albury, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Alice Springs, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bendigo, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Brisbane, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Broken Hill, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cairns, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Canberra, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Geelong, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gladstone, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gold Coast, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gosford, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hobart, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kalgoorlie, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Launceston, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mackay, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Melbourne, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mount Gambier, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mount Isa, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Newcastle, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Orange, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rockhampton, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sydney, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tamworth, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Toowoomba, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Townsville, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Wagga Wagga, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Whyalla, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Wollongong, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Waitangi, Chatham Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Puerto Montt, ChileLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Punta Arenas, ChileLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Valdivia, ChileLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Avarua, Rarotonga, Cook Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Hanga Roa, Easter I.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Suva, Viti Levu, FijiLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Papeete, Tahiti, French PolynesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Jayapura, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
San Juan Bautista, Juan Fernandez Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Bairiki, KiribatiLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Delap-Uliga-Djarrit, Marshall Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Palikir, Pohnpei, MicronesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Weno, Chuuk, MicronesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Yaren, NauruLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Noumea, New CaledoniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Auckland, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Christchurch, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dunedin, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gisborne, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Greymouth, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hamilton, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Invercargill, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Napier, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nelson, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
New Plymouth, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Oamuru, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Palmerston North, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tauranga, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Timaru, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Wellington, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Whangerai, New ZealandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Alofi, NiueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kingston, Norfolk I.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Arawa, Papua New GuineaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kokopo, Papua New GuineaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lae, Papua New GuineaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Madang, Papua New GuineaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mount Hagen, Papua New GuineaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port Moresby, Papua New GuineaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Wewak, Papua New GuineaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Adamstown, Pitcairn Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Apia, SamoaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Honiara, Solomon Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Fakaofo, TokelauLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nuku'alofa, TongaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Vaiaku, TuvaluLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Luganville, VanuatuLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port Vila, VanuatuLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mata'utu, Wallis and Futuna Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation

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Eclipses in 2012

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