Home > Sun & Moon > Eclipses > Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.

Flag for U.S.A. May 20, 2012 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.

Max view in Honolulu
Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 3:12 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse

Honolulu: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Sun, May 20, 2012 at 2:03 PM

Maximum: Sun, May 20, 2012 at 3:12 PM

Ended: Sun, May 20, 2012 at 4:11 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 8 minutes


May 20, 2012 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Honolulu

Live Eclipse Animation will start at:
Live Eclipse Animation has ended.
You are using an outdated browser, to view the animation please update or switch to a modern browser. Alternatively you can view the old animation by clicking here.

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

The annular phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Honolulu, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covered only a small portion of the Sun.

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

Add Eclipse to Calendar

Phases and local times of this eclipse

2:03 PM May 203:12 PM May 204:11 PM May 20
Expand for more details on eclipse events and times

Local times for eclipse in Honolulu on Sunday, May 20, 2012

EventTime in HonoluluDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 20 at 2:03 PM271°West67.8°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMay 20 at 3:12 PM276°West51.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 20 at 4:11 PM280°West38.1°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Honolulu (HAST – Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Honolulu

Eclipse Visibility from HonoluluVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 9SolarPartial
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 8SolarPartial
2016Mar 22 / Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Honolulu, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100