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Nearest Sun's center in Pirassununga
Monday, May 9, 2016 at 11:58 AM

Global Type: Mercury Transit

Pirassununga: Mercury Transit

Begins: Mon, May 9, 2016 at 8:13 AM

Midpoint: Mon, May 9, 2016 at 11:58 AM

Ends: Mon, May 9, 2016 at 3:42 PM

Duration: 7 hours, 28 minutes


May 9, 2016 — Mercury Transit — Pirassununga

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Phases and Local Times of This Transit

StartNearest Sun's centerEnd
8:13 AM May 911:58 AM May 93:42 PM May 9
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Local times for transit in Pirassununga on Monday, May 9, 2016

EventTime in PirassunungaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Transit beginsMay 9 at 8:13:52 AM60°East-northeast20.8°
Mercury touches the Sun's edge.
Full Transit beginsMay 9 at 8:17:03 AM59°East-northeast21.5°
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 11:58:13 AMNorth50.4°
Mercury is closest to the center of the Sun as seen from Pirassununga.
Full Transit endsMay 9 at 3:38:56 PM303°West-northwest24.6°
Mercury is starting to leave the Sun's edge. The black drop effect may again be visible.
Partial Transit endsMay 9 at 3:42:07 PM302°West-northwest24.0°
Mercury leaves the Sun's edge and concludes the transit.
Times are local for Pirassununga (BRT – Brasília Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Pirassununga

Eclipse Visibility From PirassunungaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
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