Annular Eclipse of the Sun: 1842 December 31

Global Circumstances and Animation

Global Visibility of the Annular Eclipse of the Sun on 1842 December 31

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 1842 December 31

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 201 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
The Valley, AnguillaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
St John's, Antigua and BarbudaLocal 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
Oranjestad, ArubaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bridgetown, BarbadosLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cochabamba, BoliviaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
La Paz, BoliviaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Potosi, BoliviaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Riberalta, BoliviaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Santa Cruz, BoliviaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sucre, BoliviaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tarija, BoliviaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kralendijk, BonaireLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Aracaju, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Aracatuba, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Barreiras, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Belem, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Belo Horizonte, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Boa Vista, 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
Macapa, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Manaus, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Maringa, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Montes Claros, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Palmas, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pelotas, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Petrolina, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Porto Alegre, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Porto Velho, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rio Branco, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rio de Janeiro, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Salvador, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Santa Maria, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Santarem, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sao Luis, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sao Paolo, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Teresina, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Uberlandia, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Vitoria, BrazilLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Road Town, British Virgin Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Waitangi, Chatham Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Antofagasta, ChileLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Arica, 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
Barranquilla, ColombiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bogota, ColombiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bucaramanga, ColombiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cali, ColombiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cartagena, ColombiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cucuta, ColombiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ibague, ColombiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Medellin, ColombiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Neiva, ColombiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pasto, ColombiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pereira, ColumbiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Avarua, Rarotonga, Cook Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Limon, Costa RicaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
San Jose, Costa RicaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Santiago de Cuba, CubaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Roseau, DominicaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Santiago, Dominican RepublicLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Santo Domingo, Dominican RepublicLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Hanga Roa, Easter I.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Cuenca, EcuadorLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Guayaquil, EcuadorLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Machala, EcuadorLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Quito, EcuadorLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Stanley, Falkland Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Cayenne, French GuianaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Papeete, Tahiti, French PolynesiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Galapagos Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
St George's, GrenadaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Basse-Terre, GuadeloupeLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Georgetown, GuyanaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port-au-Prince, HaitiLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cap-Haitien, HaitiLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kingston, JamaicaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Montego Bay, JamaicaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
San Juan Bautista, Juan Fernandez Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Fort-de-France, MartiniqueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Plymouth, MontserratLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Oranjestad, St Eustatius, Neth. AntillesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Philipsburg, St Maarten, Neth. AntillesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
The Bottom, Saba, Neth. AntillesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Willemstad, Curacao, Neth. AntillesLocal 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
Leon, NicaraguaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Managua, NicaraguaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Alofi, NiueLocal CircumstancesAnimation
David, PanamaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Panama City, PanamaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Asuncion, ParaguayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Concepcion, ParaguayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cuidad del Este, ParaguayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Encarnacion, ParaguayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
San Pedro, ParaguayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Arequipa, PeruLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Chiclayo, PeruLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Chimbote, PeruLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cuzco, PeruLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Huancayo, PeruLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Huanuco, PeruLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ica, PeruLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Iquitos, PeruLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Juliaca, PeruLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lima, PeruLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Piura, PeruLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pucallpa, PeruLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tacna, PeruLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Trujillo, PeruLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tumbes, PeruLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Adamstown, Pitcairn Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Ponce, Puerto RicoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
San Juan, Puerto RicoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gustavia, St BarthelemyLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Basseterre, St Kitts and NevisLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Castries, St LuciaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kingstown, St Vincent and the GrenadinesLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Marigot, Saint MartinLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Apia, SamoaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Paramaribo, SurinameLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nuku'alofa, TongaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Port of Spain, Trinidad and TobagoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Scarborough, Trinidad and TobagoLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Is.Local CircumstancesAnimation
Maldonado, UruguayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Melo, UruguayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Montevideo, UruguayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Paysandu, UruguayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rivera, UruguayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Salto, UruguayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tacuarembo, UruguayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Barcelona, VenezuelaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Barinas, VenezuelaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Barquisimento, VenezuelaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Caracas, VenezuelaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ciudad Bolivar, VenezuelaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ciudad Guayana, VenezuelaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Maracaibo, VenezuelaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Maracay, VenezuelaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Puerto Ayacucho, VenezuelaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
San Cristobal, VenezuelaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
San Fernando de Apure, VenezuelaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Valencia, VenezuelaLocal CircumstancesAnimation

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Eclipses in 1842

Eclipses within two years of 1842

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