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Eclipse visible in Anchorage – May 20, 2012 — Annular Solar Eclipse

The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Anchorage

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

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

Local times for eclipse in Anchorage 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 AnchorageDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 20 at 3:17 PM209°South-southwest46.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMay 20 at 4:38 PM233°Southwest40.2° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 20 at 5:54 PM253°West-southwest32.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon leaves the Sun's edge.

Times are local for Anchorage (AKDT - Alaska Daylight Time).

Other eclipses visible in Anchorage

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in AnchorageLooks like in AnchoragePath of the eclipse
Aug 27 / Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20, 2008LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 7, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 31, 2009LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 20 / Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 20, 2012SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse 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, 2015LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 8, 2016SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 10, 2017LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 21, 2017SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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