Annular-Total Eclipse of the Sun: 1563 December 15

Global Circumstances and Animation

Global Visibility of the Annular-Total Eclipse of the Sun on 1563 December 15

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-Total Eclipse of the Sun on 1563 December 15

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 an annular or 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 170 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 or totality is highlighted.

LocationAvailable data
Huambo, AngolaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lubango, AngolaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Luena, AngolaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Namibe, AngolaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bahia Blanca, ArgentinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Buenos Aires, ArgentinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Catamarca, ArgentinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Comodoro Rivadavia, ArgentinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Concordia, ArgentinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cordoba, ArgentinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Corrientes, ArgentinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Formosa, ArgentinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
La Rioja, ArgentinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mar del Plata, ArgentinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mendoza, ArgentinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Neuquen, ArgentinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Posadas, ArgentinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rio Cuarto, ArgentinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rio Gallegos, ArgentinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rio Grande, ArgentinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rosario, ArgentinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Salta, ArgentinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
San Carlos de Bariloche, ArgentinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
San Miguel de Tucuman, ArgentinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
San Juan, ArgentinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
San Luis, ArgentinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Santa Fe, ArgentinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Santiago del Estero, ArgentinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Viedma, ArgentinaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cochabamba, BoliviaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Potosi, BoliviaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Santa Cruz, BoliviaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sucre, BoliviaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tarija, BoliviaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Francistown, BotswanaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gaborone, BotswanaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ghanzi, BotswanaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Maun, BotswanaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tshabong, BotswanaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Aracatuba, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Barreiras, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Belo Horizonte, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Brasilia, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Campinas, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Campo Grande, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cuiaba, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Curitiba, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Goiania, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Itabuna, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Joinville, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Maringa, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Montes Claros, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Palmas, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pelotas, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Porto Alegre, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rio de Janeiro, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Salvador, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Santa Maria, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sao Paolo, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Uberlandia, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Vitoria, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Antofagasta, ChileLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Concepcion, ChileLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Copiapo, ChileLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Iquique, ChileLocal CircumstancesAnimation
La Serena, ChileLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Puerto Montt, ChileLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Punta Arenas, ChileLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Santiago, ChileLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Talca, ChileLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Temuco, ChileLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Valdivia, ChileLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Valparaiso, ChileLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Moroni, Njazidja, ComorosLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kalemie, Democratic Republic of CongoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kolwezi, Democratic Republic of CongoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of CongoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Stanley, Falkland Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
San Juan Bautista, Juan Fernandez Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Garissa, KenyaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mombasa, KenyaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nairobi, KenyaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nakuru, KenyaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port-aux-Francais, Kerguelen Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Maseru, LesothoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Antananarivo, MadagascarLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Antsirabe, MadagascarLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Antsiranana, MadagascarLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Fianarantsoa, MadagascarLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mahajanga, MadagascarLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Toamasina, MadagascarLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Toliara, MadagascarLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Blantyre, MalawiLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lilongwe, MalawiLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mzuzu, MalawiLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port Louis, MauritiusLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dzaoudzi, MayotteLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Beira, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Chimoio, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gurue, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Inhambane, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lichinga, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Maputo, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nampula, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pemba, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Quelimane, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tete, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Xai-Xai, MozambiqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Keetmanshoop, NamibiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rundu, NamibiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Walvis Bay, NamibiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Windhoek, NamibiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Asuncion, ParaguayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Concepcion, ParaguayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cuidad del Este, ParaguayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Encarnacion, ParaguayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
San Pedro, ParaguayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
St-Denis, ReunionLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port Mathurin, Rodrigues I.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Victoria, Mahe, SeychellesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kismaayo, SomaliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Marka, SomaliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mogadishu, SomaliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bloemfontein, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cape Town, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Durban, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
East London, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Johannesburg, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kimberley, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nelspruit, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Newcastle, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pietermaritzburg, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pietersburg, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port Elizabeth, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pretoria, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Upington, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Welkom, South AfricaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Grytviken, South GeorgiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mbabane, SwazilandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Arusha, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dar Es Salaam, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dodoma, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kigoma, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mbeya, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Musoma, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mwanza, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Songea, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mtwara, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tanga, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Zanzibar, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Edinburgh, Tristan da CuhnaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Maldonado, UruguayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Melo, UruguayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Montevideo, UruguayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Paysandu, UruguayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rivera, UruguayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Salto, UruguayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tacuarembo, UruguayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Chipata, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kabwe, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kasama, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Livingstone, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lusaka, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mansa, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mongu, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ndola, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bulawayo, ZimbabweLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gweru, ZimbabweLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Harare, ZimbabweLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mutare, ZimbabweLocal CircumstancesAnimation

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Eclipses in 1563

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