Annular Solar Eclipse May 2012
On May 20-21, 2012 an annular solar eclipse will take place starting in
China, moving up through Japan, under the Aleutian Islands, entering North America
in Northern California, passing Reno, through Zion National Park in Southern Utah
and the Grand Canyon in Nothern Arizona, over Albuquerque, New Mexico and ending
past Lubbock, Texas.
Total and Annular Solar Eclipses of the Sun 1900 to 2059 in the Continental United States
Have you ever seen a total eclipse of the sun?
Here are the total and annular solar eclipses in the continental United States according to
since 1900 up to 2059.
- A total eclipse crosses the Gulf Beaches from Southern Texas
across North Florida and Georgia on March 30, 2052.
- On August 12, 2045 a total eclipse crosses from Northern California,
through the center of the United States and down through Florida,
with area of greatest eclipse near Southern Florida.
- On April 8, 2024 a total eclipse crosses from Southern Texas through
the heart of the Midwest and exits through Maine, with time of greatest eclipse
just before entering Texas.
- An annular eclipse of the sun crosses from the Northwestern United States
through Southern Texas on April 20, 2023.
- On August 21, 2017 a total eclipse enters the Northwestern United States
and exits around South Carolina, with time of greatest eclipse between St. Louis and Chicago.
This is the one to prepare for.
- On May 20, 2012 an annular eclipse enters the Northwestern United States
and ends at Lubbock, Texas.
Do not miss this one.
- On May 10, 1994 an annular eclipse went diagonally across the United States
from Tucson, Arizona to Maine.
On Feburary 26, 1979 a total eclipse covered the North Western United States
border with Canada.
On May 30, 1984 an annular eclipse went from New Orleans, Louisiana
to Washington, DC.
On March 7, 1970 a total eclipse crossed North Florida and went up the
Eastern United States seaboard.
If you have seen one, this was probably it.
A annular eclipse crossed Texas, the Gulf beaches, Florida and Southern Georgia
on April 7, 1940.
A hybrid (annular and total) eclipse angled across the Northwest United States
from California to Montana on April 28, 1930.
On June 8, 1918 a total eclipse of the sun went from Seattle, Washington
to Miami, Florida.
On September 10, 1923 a total eclipse clipped the coast of California with
the time of greatest eclipse near San Francisco and Los Angeles.
June 28, 1908 an annular eclipse crossed Florida.
May 28, 1900 a total eclipse went through the heart of Dixie.
May 20-21, 2012 Annular Solar Eclipse Resources