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Find the solar eclipse in your May sky

While some of the world will experience a ring of annularity May 20/21, many more can witness the Moon take a partial bite out of the Sun’s disk that day.
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The path of annualarity cuts a narrow swath stretching from China to the southwestern United States, but a much broader area will experience a partial eclipse. Astronomy: Roen Kelly
The United States will be the center of the astronomical universe May 20. On that Sunday afternoon, the Moon will pass directly in front of the Sun for those located within a narrow path that runs from the Pacific coast near the California-Oregon border to West Texas. Observers along this track will see the Moon cover approximately 94 percent of the Sun, reducing our star to a ring of sunlight. Viewers in parts of China and Japan (where it will be the morning of May 21) will also witness this annular solar eclipse. And people with clear skies anywhere within a couple of thousand miles of this path will see a partial solar eclipse. The table below gives you the times and extent of this eclipse from more than 80 cities and locations around the globe.
 Location      Start
Time 
h:m   
Maximum
Eclipse
h:m
End
Time

h:m  
Sun's
Altitude
°
  
 Umbral
Magnitude


Annular
Duration

Canada
       
Calgary, Alberta     
00:04
01:14
02:18
19
0.706
Edmonton, Alberta
00:01 01:10
02:13
19 0.657
Hamilton, Ontario
00:20
00:41
s
0 0.297
Montreal, Quebec
00:17
00:23
s
0
0.029
North York, Ontario
00:19
00:40
s
0
0.300

Ottawa, Ontario
00:17
00:31
s
0
0.192

Ville de Quebec, Quebec     
00:15
00:18
s
0
0.037

Regina, Saskatchewan
00:10
01:15
02:15
12
0.655

Toronto, Ontario
00:19
00:40
s
0
0.292

Vancouver, B.C.
23:59
01:15
02:23
24
0.800

Victoria, B.C.
00:01
01:16
02:25
24
0.819

Winnipeg, Manitoba
00:13
01:14
02:11
8
0.615

China






Beijing
21:31
22:33
23:42
17
0.670

Chengdu
r
22:22
23:24
3
0.736

Chongqing
r
22:20
23:24
4
0.776

Guangzhou
r
22:10
23:17
5
0.932
4m26s
Nanjing
21:17
22:21
23:32
15
0.831

Shanghai
21:15
22:20
23:33
16
0.872

Xi'an
r
22:25
23:30
8
0.707

Hong Kong






Victoria
r
22:08
23:16
5
0.932
3m26s
Japan






Osaka
21:17
22:30
23:54
31
0.938
2m54s
Tokyo
21:19
22:35
00:03
35
0.939
5m04s
Yokohama
21:19
22:34
00:02
35
0.939
5m03s
Mexico






Guadalajara
00:48
01:24
s
0
0.485

Mexico City
00:48
01:05
s
0
0.243

Monterrey
00:41
01:21
s
0
0.589

Taiwan






Taipei
r
22:11
23:24
13
0.934
1m50s
United States






Albuquerque, New Mexico
00:28
01:36
s
5
0.933
4m26s
Austin, Texas
00:35
01:20
s
0
0.683

Birmingham, Alabama
00:30
00:43
s
0
0.212

Boise, Idaho
00:12
01:25
02:31
17
0.864

Bryce Canyon, Utah
00:23
01:34
s
11
0.957
4m19s
Buffalo, New York
00:20
00:35
s
0
0.227

Canyon de Chelly, Arizona
00:26
01:35
s
8
0.965
4m29s
Chicago, Illinois
00:22
01:08
s
8
0.615

Cincinnati, Ohio
00:24
00:47
s
8
0.348

Dallas, Texas
00:32
01:21
s
0
0.751

Denver, Colorado
00:23
01:30
s
7
0.855

Des Moines, Iowa     
00:23
01:24
s
1
0.734

Detroit, Michigan
00:21
00:51
s
0
0.419

El Paso, Texas
00:33
01:40
s
3
0.896

Eureka, California
00:10
01:28
02:37
21
0.937
3m59s
Flagstaff, Arizona
00:27
01:37
s
9
0.929

Flint, Michigan
00:21
00:55
s
0
0.478

Grand Canyon, Arizona
00:25
01:36
s
10
0.944
3m16s
Honolulu, Hawaii
00:03
01:12
02:11
52
0.181

Houston, Texas
00:35
01:09
s
0
0.523

Indianapolis, Indiana
00:24
00:56
s
0
0.468

Jackson, Mississippi
00:31
00:54
s
0
0.348

Kansas City, Missouri
00:25
01:27
s
0
0.788

Lincoln, Nebraska
00:23
01:26
s
2
0.771

Little Rock, Arkansas
00:29
01:08
s
0
0.583

Los Angeles, California
00:25
01:38
02:43
13
0.848

Louisville, Kentucky
00:25
00:50
s
0
0.377

Lubbock, Texas
00:31
01:36
s
1
0.931
4m13s
Madision, Wisconsin
00:21
01:18
s
0
0.676

Medford, Oregon
00:08
01:26
02:34
21
0.936
2m46s
Memphis, Tennessee
00:29
01:00
s
0
0.474

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
00:21
01:12
s
0
0.644

Minneapolis, Minnesota
00:19
01:20
s
3
0.671

Nashville, Tennessee
00:27
00:49
s
0
0.336

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
00:29
01:30
s
0
0.877

Omaha, Nebraska
00:23
01:25
s
2
0.757

Phoenix, Arizona
00:29
01:39
s
8
0.887

Portland, Oregon
00:04
01:21
02:29
22
0.873

Reno, Nevada
00:15
01:31
02:37
17
0.936
4m26s
Riverside, California
00:26
01:38
02:42
13
0.853

Sacramento, California
00:15
01:32
02:39
18
0.923

St. Louis, Missouri
00:25
01:09
s
0
0.630

St. Paul, Minnesota
00:19
01:20
s
3
0.670

Salem, Oregon
00:05
01:22
02:30
22
0.888

Salt Lake City, Utah
00:19
01:29
02:33
12
0.889

San Antonio, Texas
00:36
01:21
s
0
0.681

San Diego, California
00:28
01:40
s
12
0.826

San Francisco, California
00:16
01:33
02:40
19
0.897

San Jose, California
00:17
01:33
02:40
18
0.892

Santa Fe, New Mexico
00:28
01:35
s
5
0.932
3m33s
Seattle, Washington
00:02
01:18
02:26
23
0.828

Springfield, Illinois
00:24
01:10
s
0
0.643

Toledo, Ohio
00:22
00:51
s
0
0.414

Topeka, Kansas
00:25
01:28
s
1
0.797

Tulsa, Oklahoma
00:28
01:26
s
0
0.831

VLA, New Mexico
00:29
01:37
s
5
0.938
2m25s
Zion Canyon, Utah
00:23
01:34
s
11
0.962
4m30s
All times are Universal Time
r indicates eclipse is in progress at sunrise
s indicates eclipse is in progress at sunset
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