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Flag for Canada May 20, 2012 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, Canada

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Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 7:53 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Rankin Inlet: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Sun, May 20, 2012 at 7:00 PM

Maximum: Sun, May 20, 2012 at 7:53 PM

Ended: Sun, May 20, 2012 at 8:44 PM

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes


May 20, 2012 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Rankin Inlet

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

7:00 PM May 207:53 PM May 208:44 PM May 20
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Local times for eclipse in Rankin Inlet on Sunday, May 20, 2012

EventTime in Rankin InletDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 20 at 7:00 PM279°West18.5°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMay 20 at 7:53 PM290°West-northwest12.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 20 at 8:44 PM301°West-northwest7.4°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Times are local for Rankin Inlet (CDT – Central Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Rankin Inlet

Eclipse Visibility from Rankin InletVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Rankin Inlet, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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