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Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A.

Eclipse visible in Albuquerque – May 20, 2012 Annular Solar Eclipse

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

This annular solar eclipse is fully visible in Albuquerque.

Observers there can experience the “ring of fire” that is characteristic for this kind of solar eclipse. This is a rare and spectacular event that can only be experienced along a relatively narrow strip on the Earth's surface. The eclipse is also visible in other areas, but the Moon does not move centrally in front of the Sun there and the “ring of fire” is not visible.

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

Local times for eclipse in Albuquerque on Sunday, May 20, 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 AlbuquerqueDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 20 at 6:28 PM282°West-northwest18.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Full Eclipse beginsMay 20 at 7:33 PM291°West-northwest5.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Annular phase starts
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Maximum EclipseMay 20 at 7:36 PM291°West-northwest5.1° 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 West-northwest.
Full Eclipse endsMay 20 at 7:38 PM292°West-northwest4.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Annular phase ends.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
SunsetMay 20 at 8:06 PM296°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMay 20 at 8:36 PM296°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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 Albuquerque (MDT - Mountain Daylight Time).

Other eclipses visible in Albuquerque

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Albuquerque
Looks like in
Albuquerque
Path of the eclipse
Mar 3, 2007LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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Feb 9, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 7, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 5, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 20 / Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 20, 2012SolarAnnularAnnularEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 18, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 14 / Apr 15, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 8, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 23, 2014SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 4, 2015LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 27, 2015LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 10, 2017LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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