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Flag for Canada May 20, 2012 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Nipigon, Ontario, Canada

Max view in Nipigon
Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 9:12 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


Nipigon: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Sun, May 20, 2012 at 8:15 PM

Maximum: Sun, May 20, 2012 at 9:12 PM

Ended: Sun, May 20, 2012 at 10:05 PM


Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

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May 20, 2012 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Nipigon

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Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

The annular phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Nipigon, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

More about the May 20, 2012 – May 21, 2012 — Annular Solar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxSunset
8:15 PM May 209:12 PM May 209:36 PM May 20
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Local times for eclipse in Nipigon on Sunday, May 20, 2012

EventTime in NipigonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 20 at 8:15 PM288°West-northwest11.1°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMay 20 at 9:12 PM299°West-northwest2.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
SunsetMay 20 at 9:36 PM303°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMay 20 at 10:05 PM303°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Nipigon (EDT – Eastern Daylight 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 Nipigon

Eclipse Visibility from NipigonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarPartial
Total
2012May 20SolarPartial
Annular
2012Jun 4LunarPenumbral
Partial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013May 24 / May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
Partial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Nipigon, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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