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Nearest Sun's center in Rothesay
Monday, May 9, 2016 at 11:57 AM

Global Type: Mercury Transit


Rothesay: Mercury Transit


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

Midpoint: Mon, May 9, 2016 at 11:57 AM

Ends: Mon, May 9, 2016 at 3:41 PM


Duration: 7 hours, 28 minutes

Location

May 9, 2016 — Mercury Transit — Rothesay

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Phases and Local Times of This Transit

StartNearest Sun's centerEnd
8:13 AM May 911:57 AM May 93:41 PM May 9
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Local times for transit in Rothesay on Monday, May 9, 2016

EventTime in RothesayDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Transit beginsMay 9 at 8:13:26 AM87°East21.6°
Mercury touches the Sun's edge.
Full Transit beginsMay 9 at 8:16:38 AM87°East22.2°
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 11:57:40 AM141°Southeast57.3°
Mercury is closest to the center of the Sun as seen from Rothesay.
Full Transit endsMay 9 at 3:38:00 PM237°West-southwest50.2°
Mercury is starting to leave the Sun's edge. The black drop effect may again be visible.
Partial Transit endsMay 9 at 3:41:12 PM238°West-southwest49.7°
Mercury leaves the Sun's edge and concludes the transit.
Times are local for Rothesay (ADT – Atlantic Daylight Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Rothesay

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