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Nearest Sun's center in The Valley
Monday, May 9, 2016 at 10:58 AM

Global Type: Mercury Transit


The Valley: Mercury Transit


Begins: Mon, May 9, 2016 at 7:13 AM

Midpoint: Mon, May 9, 2016 at 10:58 AM

Ends: Mon, May 9, 2016 at 2:41 PM


Duration: 7 hours, 28 minutes

Location

May 9, 2016 — Mercury Transit — The Valley

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Phases and Local Times of This Transit

StartNearest Sun's centerEnd
7:13 AM May 910:58 AM May 92:41 PM May 9
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Local times for transit in The Valley on Monday, May 9, 2016

EventTime in The ValleyDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Transit beginsMay 9 at 7:13:57 AM78°East-northeast20.4°
Mercury touches the Sun's edge.
Full Transit beginsMay 9 at 7:17:09 AM78°East-northeast21.2°
Mercury is fully within the Sun's edge. Watch out for the black drop effect, an optical illusion seemingly connecting Mercury's disc to the Sun's edge.
Nearest Sun's centerMay 9 at 10:58:09 AM89°East73.2°
Mercury is closest to the center of the Sun as seen from The Valley.
Full Transit endsMay 9 at 2:38:21 PM275°West54.5°
Mercury is starting to leave the Sun's edge. The black drop effect may again be visible.
Partial Transit endsMay 9 at 2:41:32 PM275°West53.7°
Mercury leaves the Sun's edge and concludes the transit.
Times are local for The Valley (AST – Atlantic Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in The Valley

Eclipse Visibility From The ValleyVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2016May 9MercuryTransit
Transit
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in The Valley, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown transit is highlighted.

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