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Flag for Pitcairn Islands May 9, 2013 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Adamstown, Pitcairn Islands

Max view in Adamstown
Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 6:04 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Adamstown: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Thu, May 9, 2013 at 5:01 PM

Maximum: Thu, May 9, 2013 at 6:04 PM

Ended: Thu, May 9, 2013 at 7:00 PM

Duration: 1 hour, 59 minutes


May 9, 2013 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Adamstown

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

5:01 PM May 96:04 PM May 96:06 PM May 9
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Local times for eclipse in Adamstown on Thursday, May 9, 2013

EventTime in AdamstownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 9 at 5:01 PM297°West-northwest12.8°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMay 9 at 6:04 PM289°West-northwest0.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
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 West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
SunsetMay 9 at 6:06 PM289°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMay 9 at 7:00 PM289°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Adamstown (PST – Pitcairn Standard 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 Adamstown

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

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