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Flag for Australia May 10, 2013 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Port Hedland, Western Australia, Australia

Max view in Port Hedland
Friday, May 10, 2013 at 6:31 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Port Hedland: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Fri, May 10, 2013 at 5:28 AM

Maximum: Fri, May 10, 2013 at 6:31 AM

Ended: Fri, May 10, 2013 at 7:44 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 16 minutes


May 10, 2013 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Port Hedland

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Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

The annular phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Port Hedland, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covered only a small portion of the Sun.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

6:25 AM May 106:31 AM May 107:44 AM May 10
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Local times for eclipse in Port Hedland on Friday, May 10, 2013

EventTime in Port HedlandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 10 at 5:28 AM76°East-northeast13.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseMay 10 at 6:25 AM72°East-northeast0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 10 at 6:31 AM72°East-northeast0.2° below
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Since the Sun is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 10 at 7:44 AM64°East-northeast16.3°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Port Hedland (AWST – Australian Western Standard Time).

This eclipse is in progress during sunrise or sunset, so the Sun is displayed only partly in some phases, according to its altitude below the horizon. The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses visible in Port Hedland

Eclipse Visibility from Port HedlandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Port Hedland, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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