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Nearest Sun's center in Jalal-Abad
Monday, May 9, 2016 at 8:10 PM

Global Type: Mercury Transit


Jalal-Abad: Mercury Transit


Begins: Mon, May 9, 2016 at 5:10 PM

Midpoint: Mon, May 9, 2016 at 8:10 PM

Ends: Mon, May 9, 2016 at 8:11 PM


Duration: 3 hours, 1 minute

Location

May 9, 2016 – May 10, 2016 — Mercury Transit — Jalal-Abad

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Phases and Local Times of This Transit

StartNearest Sun's centerEnd
5:10 PM May 98:10 PM May 98:11 PM May 9
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Local times for transit in Jalal-Abad on Monday, May 9, 2016

EventTime in Jalal-AbadDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Transit beginsMay 9 at 5:10:57 PM265°West32.7°
Mercury touches the Sun's edge.
Full Transit beginsMay 9 at 5:14:08 PM266°West32.1°
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 8:10:05 PM294°West-northwest0.2°
Mercury is closest to the center of the Sun as seen from Jalal-Abad.
Since the Sun is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-northwest for the best view of the transit.
Transit ongoing during sunsetMay 9 at 8:11:36 PM294°West-northwest0.0° below
Mercury Transit is already ongoing during sunset in Jalal-Abad.
Since the Sun is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-northwest for the best view of the transit.
Times are local for Jalal-Abad (KGT – Kyrgyzstan Time).

Some of the transit is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Jalal-Abad

Eclipse Visibility From Jalal-AbadVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2016May 9MercuryTransit
Transit
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Jalal-Abad, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown transit is highlighted.

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