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Nearest Sun's center in Denare Beach
Monday, May 9, 2016 at 9:57 AM

Global Type: Mercury Transit


Denare Beach: Mercury Transit


Begins: Mon, May 9, 2016 at 6:13 AM

Midpoint: Mon, May 9, 2016 at 9:57 AM

Ends: Mon, May 9, 2016 at 1:41 PM


Duration: 7 hours, 29 minutes

Location

May 9, 2016 — Mercury Transit — Denare Beach

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Phases and Local Times of This Transit

StartNearest Sun's centerEnd
6:13 AM May 99:57 AM May 91:41 PM May 9
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Local times for transit in Denare Beach on Monday, May 9, 2016

EventTime in Denare BeachDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Transit beginsMay 9 at 6:13:06 AM61°East-northeast2.1°
Mercury touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Full Transit beginsMay 9 at 6:16:19 AM62°East-northeast2.5°
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.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Nearest Sun's centerMay 9 at 9:57:49 AM108°East-southeast33.3°
Mercury is closest to the center of the Sun as seen from Denare Beach.
Full Transit endsMay 9 at 1:38:25 PM178°South52.9°
Mercury is starting to leave the Sun's edge. The black drop effect may again be visible.
Partial Transit endsMay 9 at 1:41:36 PM179°South53.0°
Mercury leaves the Sun's edge and concludes the transit.
Times are local for Denare Beach (CDT – Central Daylight Time).

Some of the transit is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Denare Beach

Eclipse Visibility From Denare BeachVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2016May 9MercuryTransit
Transit
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
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