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Flag for China May 21, 2012 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality, China

Max view in Shanghai
Monday, May 21, 2012 at 6:19 AM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


Shanghai: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Mon, May 21, 2012 at 5:15 AM

Maximum: Mon, May 21, 2012 at 6:19 AM

Ended: Mon, May 21, 2012 at 7:33 AM


Duration: 2 hours, 18 minutes

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May 21, 2012 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Shanghai

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Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

The annular phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Shanghai, 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

StartMaxEnd
5:15 AM May 216:19 AM May 217:33 AM May 21
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Local times for eclipse in Shanghai on Monday, May 21, 2012

EventTime in ShanghaiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 21 at 5:15 AM68°East-northeast3.3°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Maximum EclipseMay 21 at 6:19 AM76°East-northeast16.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 21 at 7:33 AM84°East31.7°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Shanghai (CST – China Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Shanghai

Eclipse Visibility from ShanghaiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
Annular
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarPartial
Total
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012May 21SolarPartial
Annular
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jan 6SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
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