Partial Eclipse of the Sun: 1678 April 21

Global Circumstances and Animation

Global Visibility of the Partial Eclipse of the Sun on 1678 April 21

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 Partial Eclipse of the Sun on 1678 April 21

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. The UT time is shown in the upper right-hand corner of the diagram.

Local Circumstances and Animations

Diagrams showing the configuration of the eclipse including the local circumstances are available for the 89 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.

LocationAvailable data
Homyel', BelarusLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Mahilyow, BelarusLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Minsk, BelarusLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Vitebsk, BelarusLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tallinn, EstoniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tartu, EstoniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Helsinki, FinlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Oulu, FinlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rovaniemi, FinlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tampere, FinlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Turku, FinlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bat'umi, GeorgiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
K'ut'aisi, GeorgiaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Station Nord, GreenlandLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Aktyubinsk, KazakhstanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Atyrau, KazakhstanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Petropavlovsk, KazakhstanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kostanay, KazakhstanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ural'sk, KazakhstanLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Riga, LatviaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Daugavpils, LatviaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Vilnius, LithuaniaLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bodo, NorwayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tromso, NorwayLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Arkhangel'sk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Astrakhan, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Belgorod, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Berezniki, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Bryansk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Chelyabinsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Groznyy, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Izhevsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kazan, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kirov, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Krasnodar, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kursk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lipetsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Makhachkala, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Magnitogorsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Moscow, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Murmansk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Naberezhnyye Chelny, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nalchik, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nizhnevartorsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nizhniy Novgorod, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Nizhniy Tagil, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Noril'sk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Omsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Orel, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Orenburg, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Orsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Penza, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Perm, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Petrozavodsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Pskov, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ryazan, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Rostov-na-Donu, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Samara, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sankt-Peterburg, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Saratov, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Smolensk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Stavropol, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Surgut, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Syktyvkar, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tobol'sk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Tula, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ufa, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ul'yanovsk, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Urengoy, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Velikiy Novgorod, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Volgograd, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Vologda, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Vorkuta, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Voronezh, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Yaroslavl, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Yekaterinburg, Russian FederationLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Longyearbyen, SvalbardLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Gavle, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kiruna, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Lulea, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Ostersund, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Sundsvall, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Umea, SwedenLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Dnipropetrovs'k, UkraineLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Donets'k, UkraineLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kharkiv, UkraineLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kiev, UkraineLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Kryvyy Rih, UkraineLocal CircumstancesAnimation
Luhans'k, UkraineLocal CircumstancesAnimation

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Eclipses in 1678

Eclipses within two years of 1678

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