Annular Eclipse of the Sun: 1937 December 02-03

Global Circumstances and Animation

Global Visibility of the Annular Eclipse of the Sun on 1937 December 02-03

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 1937 December 02-03

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 49 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
Pago Pago, American SamoaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Whitehorse, Y.T., CanadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Avarua, Rarotonga, Cook Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Suva, Viti Levu, FijiLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Papeete, Tahiti, French PolynesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Agana, GuamLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ambon, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Jayapura, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sorong, IndonesiaLocal 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
Alofi, NiueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Garapan, Saipan, Northern Mariana Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Koror, PalauLocal 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
Anadyr, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Apia, SamoaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Honiara, Solomon Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Fakaofo, TokelauLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nuku'alofa, TongaLocal 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
Sacremento, 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
Eugene, OR, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Salem, OR, United StatesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Luganville, VanuatuLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port Vila, VanuatuLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mata'utu, Wallis and Futuna Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation

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Eclipses in 1937

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