The annular solar eclipse of 05/20/2012

1 Eclipse Chasers haben diese Sonnenfinsternis beobachtet.

General data

Day of week: Sunday
Maximum duration of eclipse: 05m46s
Maximum width of eclipse path: 237 km
Saros cycle: 128
Coverage: 94%
Magnitude: 0.9439
Gamma: 0.4828

Wo kann man die Sonnenfinsternis vom 05/20/2012 sehen?

Die Sonnenfinsternis am 05/20/2012 kann man in 28 Ländern als partielle Sonnenfinsternis beobachten.
Der Finsternispfad verläuft durch 6 Länder. Nur in diesen Ländern ist sie als annular Sonnenfinsternis zu sehen.

In den folgenden Ländern ist die Sonnenfinsternis annular zu sehen

worldmap United States
worldmap China
worldmap Macau
worldmap Hong Kong
worldmap Taiwan
worldmap Japan

In den folgenden Ländern ist die Sonnenfinsternis partiell zu sehen

How will be the weather during the annular solar eclipse on 05/20/2012?

Where is the best place to see the annular solar eclipse of 05/20/2012?
The following maps show the average cloud coverage for the day of the annular solar eclipse. With the help of these maps, it is possible to find the place along the eclipse path, which has the best chance of a cloudless sky. Nevertheless, you should consider local circumstances and inform about the weather of your chosen observation site.

The data is provided by NASAs satellites AQUA and TERRA. The cloud maps are averaged over a period of 17 years (2000 - 2017).

Detailed country maps

worldmap United States
worldmap China
worldmap Macau
worldmap Hong Kong
worldmap Taiwan
worldmap Japan

Cities inside the path of the eclipse

The following table shows all locations with a population of more than 5,000 inside the eclipse path. Cities which have more than 100,000 inhabitants are marked bold. A click at the locations opens a detailed map.

City Type Eclipse duration Local time of max. eclipse Distance to central line Ø Cloud coverage
US  Eureka, California annular 4m 1s 18:27:47 UTC-07:00 79 km 61%
US  McKinleyville, California annular 4m 19s 18:27:35 UTC-07:00 62 km 57%
US  Grants Pass, Oregon annular 2m 56s 18:25:35 UTC-07:00 115 km 55%
US  Medford, Oregon annular 2m 44s 18:25:54 UTC-07:00 120 km 62%
US  Ashland, Oregon annular 3m 2s 18:26:08 UTC-07:00 113 km 60%
US  Redding, California annular 4m 35s 18:28:37 UTC-07:00 37 km 27%
US  Red Bluff, California annular 4m 7s 18:29:15 UTC-07:00 73 km 25%
US  Chico, California annular 3m 22s 18:30:00 UTC-07:00 103 km 26%
US  Paradise, California annular 3m 41s 18:30:01 UTC-07:00 92 km 22%
US  Oroville, California annular 2m 58s 18:30:23 UTC-07:00 115 km 25%
US  Susanville, California annular 4m 41s 18:29:16 UTC-07:00 9 km 40%
US  Truckee, California annular 3m 53s 18:30:55 UTC-07:00 83 km 50%
US  South Lake Tahoe, California annular 2m 57s 18:31:31 UTC-07:00 115 km 45%
US  Reno, Nevada annular 4m 25s 18:30:42 UTC-07:00 49 km 36%
US  Carson City, Nevada annular 3m 52s 18:31:13 UTC-07:00 84 km 34%
US  Spanish Springs, Nevada annular 4m 34s 18:30:33 UTC-07:00 33 km 33%
US  Fernley, Nevada annular 4m 38s 18:30:40 UTC-07:00 21 km 33%
US  Mesquite, Nevada annular 3m 17s 18:34:46 UTC-07:00 107 km 12%
US  Saint George, Utah annular 4m 13s 19:34:22 UTC-06:00 58 km 16%
US  Cedar City, Utah annular 4m 31s 19:33:36 UTC-06:00 19 km 32%
US  Gallup, New Mexico annular 4m 23s 19:35:45 UTC-06:00 30 km 33%
US  Farmington, New Mexico annular 3m 11s 19:34:12 UTC-06:00 111 km 36%
US  Los Lunas, New Mexico annular 4m 23s 19:36:10 UTC-06:00 25 km 21%
US  Albuquerque, New Mexico annular 4m 26s 19:35:49 UTC-06:00 6 km 29%
US  Enchanted Hills, New Mexico annular 4m 20s 19:35:31 UTC-06:00 34 km 33%
US  Santa Fe, New Mexico annular 3m 34s 19:34:57 UTC-06:00 95 km 37%
US  Roswell, New Mexico annular 3m 47s 19:37:07 UTC-06:00 82 km 18%
US  Clovis, New Mexico annular 3m 55s 19:35:35 UTC-06:00 72 km 44%
US  Hobbs, New Mexico annular 3m 28s 19:37:24 UTC-06:00 98 km 32%
US  Hereford, Texas annular 2m 0s 20:34:52 UTC-05:00 144 km 51%
US  Odessa, Texas annular 1m 9s 20:38:00 UTC-05:00 155 km 35%
US  Midland, Texas annular 2m 38s 20:37:44 UTC-05:00 129 km 34%
US  Lubbock, Texas annular 4m 13s 20:36:00 UTC-05:00 40 km 37%
US  Plainview, Texas annular 3m 16s 20:35:18 UTC-05:00 107 km 35%
CN  Beihai, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region annular 4m 21s 06:09:12 UTC+08:00 19 km 93%
CN  Zhanjiang, Guangdong annular 4m 10s 06:08:31 UTC+08:00 51 km 98%
CN  Zhongshan, Guangdong annular 4m 8s 06:08:29 UTC+08:00 56 km 94%
CN  Gaozhou, Guangdong annular 4m 24s 06:09:04 UTC+08:00 3 km 97%
CN  Wuzhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region annular 2m 24s 06:10:39 UTC+08:00 136 km 93%
CN  Yangchun, Guangdong annular 4m 24s 06:09:01 UTC+08:00 17 km 97%
CN  Yangjiang, Guangdong annular 4m 8s 06:08:37 UTC+08:00 56 km 97%
CN  Yunfu, Guangdong annular 4m 12s 06:09:48 UTC+08:00 50 km 98%
CN  Zhaoqing, Guangdong annular 4m 15s 06:09:49 UTC+08:00 46 km 98%
CN  Sanshui, Guangdong annular 4m 19s 06:09:49 UTC+08:00 39 km 98%
CN  Qingyuan, Guangdong annular 3m 43s 06:10:25 UTC+08:00 88 km 98%
CN  Jiangmen, Guangdong annular 4m 22s 06:09:06 UTC+08:00 28 km 97%
CN  Foshan, Guangdong annular 4m 25s 06:09:36 UTC+08:00 16 km 98%
CN  Guangzhou, Guangdong annular 4m 25s 06:09:41 UTC+08:00 20 km 98%
CN  Daliang, Guangdong annular 4m 26s 06:09:21 UTC+08:00 8 km 98%
CN  Shiqi, Guangdong annular 4m 15s 06:08:57 UTC+08:00 47 km 98%
MO  Macau, Macau annular 3m 45s 06:08:32 UTC+08:00 86 km 96%
CN  Zhuhai, Guangdong annular 3m 52s 06:08:37 UTC+08:00 79 km 91%
CN  Humen, Guangdong annular 4m 23s 06:09:13 UTC+08:00 28 km 96%
CN  Dongguan, Guangdong annular 4m 27s 06:09:26 UTC+08:00 11 km 97%
CN  Licheng, Guangdong annular 4m 26s 06:09:44 UTC+08:00 14 km 94%
HK  Tung Chung, Islands annular 3m 37s 06:08:32 UTC+08:00 93 km 93%
HK  Tuen Mun, Tuen Mun annular 3m 48s 06:08:39 UTC+08:00 84 km 96%
HK  Yuen Long Kau Hui, Yuen Long annular 3m 51s 06:08:42 UTC+08:00 80 km 96%
CN  Shenzhen, Guangdong annular 3m 59s 06:08:48 UTC+08:00 72 km 97%
HK  Tsuen Wan, Tsuen Wan annular 3m 39s 06:08:35 UTC+08:00 92 km 96%
HK  Yung Shue Wan annular 3m 19s 06:08:25 UTC+08:00 107 km 93%
HK  Hong Kong, Central and Western annular 3m 26s 06:08:29 UTC+08:00 102 km 94%
HK  Central, Central and Western annular 3m 25s 06:08:28 UTC+08:00 103 km 94%
HK  Sham Shui Po, Sham Shui Po annular 3m 32s 06:08:32 UTC+08:00 98 km 94%
HK  Tai Po, Tai Po annular 3m 46s 06:08:40 UTC+08:00 86 km 95%
HK  Wan Chai, Wanchai annular 3m 24s 06:08:28 UTC+08:00 103 km 94%
HK  Sha Tin, Sha Tin annular 3m 37s 06:08:35 UTC+08:00 93 km 96%
HK  Wong Tai Sin, Wong Tai Sin annular 3m 33s 06:08:33 UTC+08:00 97 km 96%
HK  Kowloon, Kowloon City annular 3m 28s 06:08:30 UTC+08:00 100 km 94%
HK  Sai Kung, Sai Kung annular 3m 33s 06:08:34 UTC+08:00 97 km 95%
CN  Huizhou, Guangdong annular 4m 23s 06:09:23 UTC+08:00 29 km 91%
CN  Shanwei, Guangdong annular 3m 27s 06:08:46 UTC+08:00 102 km 89%
CN  Donghai, Guangdong annular 3m 33s 06:08:54 UTC+08:00 98 km 93%
CN  Jieyang, Guangdong annular 4m 4s 06:09:29 UTC+08:00 68 km 94%
CN  Chaozhou, Guangdong annular 4m 4s 06:09:35 UTC+08:00 68 km 96%
CN  Shantou, Guangdong annular 3m 29s 06:09:13 UTC+08:00 100 km 89%
CN  Huanggang, Guangdong annular 3m 52s 06:09:32 UTC+08:00 82 km 90%
CN  Sanming, Fujian annular 1m 32s 06:12:44 UTC+08:00 150 km 90%
CN  Zhangzhou, Fujian annular 4m 28s 06:10:29 UTC+08:00 26 km 94%
CN  Xiamen, Fujian annular 4m 19s 06:10:23 UTC+08:00 48 km 91%
TW  Jincheng, Fukien annular 4m 10s 06:10:18 UTC+08:00 62 km 87%
CN  Quanzhou, Fujian annular 4m 29s 06:10:53 UTC+08:00 26 km 94%
CN  Putian, Fujian annular 4m 33s 06:11:32 UTC+08:00 8 km 87%
CN  Fuzhou, Fujian annular 4m 15s 06:12:20 UTC+08:00 56 km 84%
TW  Hsinchu, Taiwan annular 1m 49s 06:10:34 UTC+08:00 143 km 91%
TW  Daxi, Taiwan annular 1m 16s 06:10:40 UTC+08:00 150 km 96%
TW  Taoyuan City, Taiwan annular 2m 4s 06:10:48 UTC+08:00 139 km 97%
TW  Banqiao, Taipei annular 1m 42s 06:10:50 UTC+08:00 145 km 97%
TW  Taipei, Taipei annular 1m 43s 06:10:52 UTC+08:00 144 km 97%
TW  Keelung, Taiwan annular 1m 36s 06:10:59 UTC+08:00 146 km 93%
JP  Kagoshima, Kagoshima annular 4m 19s 07:22:07 UTC+09:00 66 km 78%
JP  Miyazaki, Miyazaki annular 4m 28s 07:23:02 UTC+09:00 58 km 73%
JP  Kochi, Kochi annular 3m 16s 07:26:46 UTC+09:00 109 km 64%
JP  Tokushima, Tokushima annular 3m 20s 07:28:13 UTC+09:00 107 km 67%
JP  Akashi, Hyōgo annular 1m 20s 07:29:27 UTC+09:00 140 km 75%
JP  Minato, Wakayama annular 3m 48s 07:28:48 UTC+09:00 93 km 68%
JP  Kobe, Hyōgo annular 1m 46s 07:29:40 UTC+09:00 136 km 84%
JP  Osaka, Ōsaka annular 2m 46s 07:29:51 UTC+09:00 120 km 77%
JP  Hirakata, Ōsaka annular 2m 32s 07:30:09 UTC+09:00 124 km 74%
JP  Kyoto, Kyoto annular 1m 25s 07:30:35 UTC+09:00 139 km 73%
JP  Nara-shi, Nara annular 3m 25s 07:30:01 UTC+09:00 105 km 78%
JP  Yokkaichi, Mie annular 3m 51s 07:31:01 UTC+09:00 91 km 65%
JP  Gifu-shi, Gifu annular 2m 20s 07:31:56 UTC+09:00 127 km 64%
JP  Nagoya, Aichi annular 3m 40s 07:31:36 UTC+09:00 97 km 67%
JP  Toyota, Aichi annular 4m 14s 07:31:35 UTC+09:00 76 km 61%
JP  Toyohashi, Aichi annular 4m 51s 07:31:10 UTC+09:00 35 km 68%
JP  Hamamatsu, Shizuoka annular 5m 0s 07:31:17 UTC+09:00 12 km 76%
JP  Shizuoka, Shizuoka annular 5m 1s 07:32:15 UTC+09:00 6 km 71%
JP  Maebashi, Gunma annular 3m 23s 07:35:21 UTC+09:00 105 km 65%
JP  Hachiōji, Tokyo annular 4m 59s 07:34:10 UTC+09:00 24 km 64%
JP  Machida, Tokyo annular 5m 3s 07:34:03 UTC+09:00 7 km 63%
JP  Tokorozawa, Saitama annular 4m 57s 07:34:32 UTC+09:00 30 km 57%
JP  Fujisawa, Kanagawa annular 5m 2s 07:33:43 UTC+09:00 13 km 71%
JP  Yokohama, Kanagawa annular 5m 3s 07:34:00 UTC+09:00 13 km 72%
JP  Saitama, Saitama annular 4m 56s 07:34:53 UTC+09:00 31 km 55%
JP  Yokosuka, Kanagawa annular 4m 58s 07:33:45 UTC+09:00 28 km 76%
JP  Tokyo, Tokyo annular 5m 3s 07:34:31 UTC+09:00 9 km 59%
JP  Utsunomiya, Tochigi annular 4m 8s 07:36:17 UTC+09:00 82 km 67%
JP  Kashiwa, Chiba annular 5m 4s 07:35:03 UTC+09:00 11 km 57%
JP  Honchō, Chiba annular 5m 4s 07:34:46 UTC+09:00 4 km 66%
JP  Chiba, Chiba annular 5m 2s 07:34:41 UTC+09:00 20 km 61%
JP  Kōriyama, Fukushima annular 1m 20s 07:38:14 UTC+09:00 135 km 66%
JP  Mito, Ibaraki annular 4m 56s 07:36:20 UTC+09:00 34 km 62%
JP  Iwaki, Fukushima annular 4m 13s 07:38:00 UTC+09:00 78 km 61%