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Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway

Eclipse visible in Longyearbyen – May 20, 2012 – May 21, 2012 — Annular Solar Eclipse

The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Longyearbyen

The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Longyearbyen, 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, 2012 – May 21, 2012 — Annular Solar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Longyearbyen 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 LongyearbyenDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 21 at 1:30 AMNorth8.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North.
Maximum EclipseMay 21 at 1:59 AM16°North-northeast9.0° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North-northeast.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 21 at 2:27 AM22°North-northeast9.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon leaves the Sun's edge.

Times are local for Longyearbyen (CEST - Central European Summer Time).

Other eclipses visible in Longyearbyen

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in LongyearbyenLooks like in LongyearbyenPath of the eclipse
Mar 3 / Mar 4, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 21, 2008LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 1, 2008SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16 / Aug 17, 2008LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 6, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 31, 2009LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 1 / Jun 2, 2011SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 21, 2012SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 18 / Oct 19, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 20, 2015SolarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 28, 2015LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 16, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 10 / Feb 11, 2017LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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