Annular Eclipse of the Sun: 1538 October 22-23

Global Circumstances and Animation

Global Visibility of the Annular Eclipse of the Sun on 1538 October 22-23

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 1538 October 22-23

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 67 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
Calgary, Alta., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dawson, Y.T., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Edmonton, Alta., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Inuvik, N.W.T., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kelowna, B.C., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Prince George, B.C., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Vancouver, B.C., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Victoria, B.C., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Whitehorse, Y.T., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Avarua, Rarotonga, Cook Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Papeete, Tahiti, French PolynesiaLocal 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
Naha, Okinawa, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Niigata, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Okayama, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Osaka, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sapporo, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sendai, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Shizuoka, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tokyo, JapanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bairiki, KiribatiLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Delap-Uliga-Djarrit, Marshall Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Tijuana, MexicoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Palikir, Pohnpei, MicronesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Yaren, NauruLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Alofi, NiueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Adamstown, Pitcairn Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Anadyr, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Komsomol'sk-na-Amure, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Magadan, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Susuman, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Apia, SamoaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Fakaofo, TokelauLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Vaiaku, TuvaluLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Adak, AK, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Anchorage, AK, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Fairbanks, AK, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Juneau, AK, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nome, AK, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Unalaska, AK, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Fresno, CA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Los Angeles, CA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sacremento, CA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
San Diego, CA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
San Francisco, CA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
San Jose, CA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hilo, HI, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Honolulu, HI, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Boise, ID, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Carson City, NV, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Las Vegas, NV, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Eugene, OR, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Portland, OR, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Salem, OR, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Olympia, WA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Seattle, WA, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mata'utu, Wallis and Futuna Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation

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Eclipses in 1538

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