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Nearest Sun's center in Anadyr
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 3:14 AM

Global Type: Mercury Transit


Anadyr: Mercury Transit


Begins: Tue, May 10, 2016 at 3:11 AM

Midpoint: Tue, May 10, 2016 at 3:14 AM

Ends: Tue, May 10, 2016 at 6:41 AM


Duration: 3 hours, 30 minutes

Location

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

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Phases and Local Times of This Transit

StartNearest Sun's centerEnd
3:11 AM May 103:14 AM May 106:41 AM May 10
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Local times for transit in Anadyr on Tuesday, May 10, 2016

EventTime in AnadyrDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Transit ongoing during sunriseMay 10 at 3:11:22 AM44°Northeast0.1°
Mercury Transit is already ongoing during sunrise in Anadyr.
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 Northeast for the best view of the transit.
Nearest Sun's centerMay 10 at 3:14:54 AM44°Northeast0.3°
Mercury is closest to the center of the Sun as seen from Anadyr.
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 Northeast for the best view of the transit.
Full Transit endsMay 10 at 6:38:37 AM89°East19.4°
Mercury is starting to leave the Sun's edge. Watch out for the black drop effect, an optical illusion seemingly connecting Mercury's disc to the Sun's edge.
Partial Transit endsMay 10 at 6:41:50 AM90°East19.7°
Mercury leaves the Sun's edge and concludes the transit.
Times are local for Anadyr (ANAT – Anadyr Time).

Some of the transit is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Anadyr

Eclipse Visibility From AnadyrVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2016May 10MercuryTransit
Transit
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 22SolarPartial
Total
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 6SolarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Anadyr, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown transit is highlighted.

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