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Flag for French Polynesia May 9, 2013 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Gambier Islands, French Polynesia

Max view in Gambier Islands
Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 5:04 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


Gambier Islands: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Thu, May 9, 2013 at 3:57 PM

Maximum: Thu, May 9, 2013 at 5:04 PM

Ended: Thu, May 9, 2013 at 6:03 PM


Duration: 2 hours, 5 minutes

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May 9, 2013 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Gambier Islands

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Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxSunset
3:57 PM May 95:04 PM May 95:28 PM May 9
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Local times for eclipse in Gambier Islands on Thursday, May 9, 2013

EventTime in Gambier IslandsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 9 at 3:57 PM299°West-northwest18.4°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMay 9 at 5:04 PM291°West-northwest4.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
SunsetMay 9 at 5:28 PM289°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMay 9 at 6:03 PM289°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Gambier Islands (GAMT – Gambier 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 Gambier Islands

Eclipse Visibility from Gambier IslandsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
Total
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 13SolarPartial
Total
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013May 9SolarPartial
Annular
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Gambier Islands, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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