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Plotting the path of an eclipse

As you've already found out there aren't many good resources for using Besselian Elements to compute solar eclipses. While there are some thorough resources, they are a bit terse, and careful study ...
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Plotting the path of an eclipse

Here's a solution that uses only Astropy and a guess for the time of the eclipse. It doesn't use any Besselian elements, instead it finds the latitude and time that minimizes the separation between ...
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Can anyone point me to pictures of a region of the night sky during a total eclipse and with the sun not present?

This isn't quite what you want, but perhaps shows what a remarkable observation this was. Here you can see a simulated solar disc, and a star "d" (without deflection) that is just "...
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