Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Lubbock, Texas, U.S.A.
Eclipse visible in Lubbock – May 20, 2012 Annular Solar Eclipse
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like in in Lubbock (weather permitting).
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.
Local times for eclipse in Lubbock 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.
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 Lubbock (CDT - Central Daylight Time).
Other eclipses visible in Lubbock
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|Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in|
|Looks like in|
|Path of the eclipse|
|Mar 3, 2007||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Aug 28, 2007||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Feb 20 / Feb 21, 2008||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Feb 9, 2009||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 7, 2009||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Aug 5, 2009||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jun 26, 2010||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Dec 20 / Dec 21, 2010||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Dec 10, 2011||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|May 20, 2012||Solar||Annular||Annular|
|Jun 4, 2012||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Nov 28, 2012||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Oct 18, 2013||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Apr 14 / Apr 15, 2014||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Oct 8, 2014||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Oct 23, 2014||Solar||Partial||Partial|
|Apr 4, 2015||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Sep 27 / Sep 28, 2015||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Mar 23, 2016||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Feb 10, 2017||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Aug 21, 2017||Solar||Total||Partial|
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