Annular Eclipse of the Sun: 1796 December 29

Global Circumstances and Animation

Global Visibility of the Annular Eclipse of the Sun on 1796 December 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 Annular Eclipse of the Sun on 1796 December 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 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 116 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
Adelaide, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Albany, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Albury, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Alice Springs, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bendigo, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Brisbane, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Broken Hill, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bunbury, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cairns, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Canberra, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Geelong, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Geraldton, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gladstone, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gold Coast, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gosford, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hobart, AustraliaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kalgoorlie, 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
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
Ghanzi, BotswanaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Maun, BotswanaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tshabong, BotswanaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Waitangi, Chatham Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Moroni, Njazidja, ComorosLocal 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
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
St-Denis, ReunionLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port Mathurin, Rodrigues I.Local 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
Dodoma, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mbeya, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Songea, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mtwara, TanzaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Chipata, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kabwe, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kasama, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Livingstone, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lusaka, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mansa, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ndola, ZambiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bulawayo, ZimbabweLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gweru, ZimbabweLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Harare, ZimbabweLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mutare, ZimbabweLocal CircumstancesAnimation

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Eclipses in 1796

Eclipses within two years of 1796

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