Total Eclipse of the Sun: 1517 December 13

Global Circumstances and Animation

Global Visibility of the Total Eclipse of the Sun on 1517 December 13

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 1517 December 13

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 140 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
Adelaide, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Albany, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Albury, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Alice Springs, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bendigo, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Brisbane, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Broken Hill, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Broome, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bunbury, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cairns, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Canberra, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Darwin, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Geelong, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Geraldton, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gladstone, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gold Coast, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gosford, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hobart, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kalgoorlie, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Karratha, 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
Perth, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port Hedland, 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
Francistown, BotswanaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gaborone, BotswanaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Waitangi, Chatham Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
The Settlement, Christmas I.Local CircumstancesAnimation
West Island, Cocos Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Moroni, Njazidja, ComorosLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dili, East TimorLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lospatos, East TimorLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Denpasar, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Jayapura, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kupang, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Malang, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Yogyakarta, IndonesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mombasa, 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
Male, MaldivesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port Louis, MauritiusLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dzaoudzi, MayotteLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Palikir, Pohnpei, MicronesiaLocal 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
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
Kingston, Norfolk I.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Salalah, OmanLocal 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
St-Denis, ReunionLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port Mathurin, Rodrigues I.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Victoria, Mahe, SeychellesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Honiara, Solomon Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Boosaaso, SomaliaLocal 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
Mbabane, SwazilandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dar Es Salaam, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Songea, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mtwara, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tanga, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Zanzibar, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Luganville, VanuatuLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port Vila, VanuatuLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Al Mukalla, YemenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bulawayo, ZimbabweLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gweru, ZimbabweLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Harare, ZimbabweLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mutare, ZimbabweLocal CircumstancesAnimation

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Eclipses in 1517

Eclipses within two years of 1517

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