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Nearest Sun's center in Osh
Monday, May 9, 2016 at 8:09 PM

Global Type: Mercury Transit


Osh: Mercury Transit


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

Midpoint: Mon, May 9, 2016 at 8:09 PM

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


Duration: 3 hours

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May 9, 2016 – May 10, 2016 — Mercury Transit — Osh

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Phases and Local Times of This Transit

StartNearest Sun's centerEnd
5:10 PM May 98:09 PM May 98:11 PM May 9
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Local times for transit in Osh on Monday, May 9, 2016

EventTime in OshDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Transit beginsMay 9 at 5:10:57 PM265°West32.9°
Mercury touches the Sun's edge.
Full Transit beginsMay 9 at 5:14:08 PM266°West32.3°
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 8:09:54 PM294°West-northwest0.2°
Mercury is closest to the center of the Sun as seen from Osh.
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 8:11:23 PM294°West-northwest0.0° below
Mercury Transit is already ongoing during sunset in Osh.
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 Osh (KGT – Kyrgyzstan Time).

Some of the transit is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Osh

Eclipse Visibility From OshVisibility 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 Osh, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown transit is highlighted.

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