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Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Hilo, Hawaii, U.S.A.

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

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

The annular phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Hilo, 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 Hilo 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 HiloDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial eclipse beginsMay 20 at 2:20 PM276°West60.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMay 20 at 3:22 PM279°West46.4° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 20 at 4:15 PM282°West-northwest34.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Hilo (HAST - Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time).

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Hilo
Looks like in
Hilo
Path of the eclipse
Aug 27 / Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20, 2008LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 6 / Jul 7, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 21, 2009SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25 / 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 3 / Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 9, 2013SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 14 / Apr 15, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 7 / Oct 8, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 3 / Apr 4, 2015LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 27, 2015LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 8, 2016SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 22 / Mar 23, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 7, 2017LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 21, 2017SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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