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Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Pontianak, West Kalimantan, Indonesia

Eclipse visible in Pontianak – May 21, 2012 Annular Solar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like in Pontianak (weather permitting).

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

The Moon covers only a small portion of the Sun.

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

Local times for eclipse in Pontianak 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 PontianakDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial eclipse beginsMay 21 at 4:05 AM68°East-northeast21.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
SunriseMay 21 at 5:34 AM70°East-northeast0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 21 at 5:35 AM70°East-northeast0.1° belowEclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center.
Since the Sun is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 21 at 5:44 AM70°East-northeast0.2° belowEclipse as seen from earthThe Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Since the Sun is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.

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.

Times are local for Pontianak (WIB - Western Indonesian Time).

Other eclipses visible in Pontianak

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Pontianak
Looks like in
Pontianak
Path of the eclipse
Mar 4, 2007LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 17, 2008LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 26, 2009SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 22, 2009SolarTotalPartialEclipse 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, 2010LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse 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, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 26, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 10, 2013SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 19, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse 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 16 / Sep 17, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 11, 2017LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 7 / Aug 8, 2017LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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