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Flag for U.S.A. May 20, 2012 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Midway, Midway Atoll, U.S.A.

Max view in Midway
Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 12:57 PM

Global Type: Annular Solar Eclipse


Midway: Partial Solar Eclipse


Began: Sun, May 20, 2012 at 11:20 AM

Maximum: Sun, May 20, 2012 at 12:57 PM

Ended: Sun, May 20, 2012 at 2:34 PM


Duration: 3 hours, 14 minutes

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May 20, 2012 — Annular Solar Eclipse — Midway

Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Looked

The annular phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Midway, but it could be observed there as a partial solar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
11:20 AM May 2012:57 PM May 202:34 PM May 20
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Local times for eclipse in Midway on Sunday, May 20, 2012

EventTime in MidwayDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 20 at 11:20 AM108°East-southeast69.3°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseMay 20 at 12:57 PM200°South-southwest81.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 20 at 2:34 PM258°West-southwest63.9°
The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.
Times are local for Midway (SST – Samoa Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Midway

Eclipse Visibility from MidwayVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012May 20SolarPartial
Annular
2012Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013May 9SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 14LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2016Mar 8SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 22 / Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
Partial
2018Jan 30 / Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 5SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
Total
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