Partial Eclipse of the Sun: 1946 June 29

Global Circumstances and Animation

Global Visibility of the Partial Eclipse of the Sun on 1946 June 29

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 Partial Eclipse of the Sun on 1946 June 29

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. The UT time is shown in the upper right-hand corner of the diagram.

Local Circumstances and Animations

Diagrams showing the configuration of the eclipse including the local circumstances are available for the 31 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.

LocationAvailable data
Repulse Bay, Nunavut, CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Yellowknife, N.W.T., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Alborg, DenmarkLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Esbjerg, DenmarkLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Torshavn, Faroe Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Ilulissat, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ittoqqortoormiit, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Qaanaaq, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sisimiut, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Station Nord, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Upernavik, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Akureyri, IcelandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Reykjavik, IcelandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Alesund, NorwayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bergen, NorwayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bodo, NorwayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kristiansand, NorwayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Oslo, NorwayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Stavanger, NorwayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tromso, NorwayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Trondheim, NorwayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Longyearbyen, SvalbardLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Goteborg, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Karlstad, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kiruna, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lulea, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ostersund, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sundsvall, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Umea, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kirkwall, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lerwick, United KingdomLocal CircumstancesAnimation

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Eclipses in 1946

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