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Eclipse visible in Shanghai – May 21, 2012 — Annular Solar Eclipse

The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Shanghai

The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Shanghai, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

The Moon covers a large portion of the Sun, so this is still a spectacular sight.

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

Local times for eclipse in Shanghai on Monday, May 21, 2012

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in ShanghaiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 21 at 5:15 AM68°East-northeast3.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Maximum EclipseMay 21 at 6:20 AM76°East-northeast16.6° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 21 at 7:33 AM84°East32.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon leaves the Sun's edge.

Times are local for Shanghai (CST - China Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Shanghai

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in ShanghaiLooks like in ShanghaiPath of the eclipse
Mar 4, 2007LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 19, 2007SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 1, 2008SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 17, 2008LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 26, 2009SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9 / Feb 10, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 22, 2009SolarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 1, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 15, 2010SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 16, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10 / Dec 11, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 21, 2012SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28 / Nov 29, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 26, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 19, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 15, 2014LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 8, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 4, 2015LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 9, 2016SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 17, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 7 / Aug 8, 2017LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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