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Nearest Sun's center in San José de Mayo
Monday, May 9, 2016 at 11:58 AM

Global Type: Mercury Transit


San José de Mayo: Mercury Transit


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

Midpoint: Mon, May 9, 2016 at 11:58 AM

Ends: Mon, May 9, 2016 at 3:42 PM


Duration: 7 hours, 29 minutes

Location

May 9, 2016 — Mercury Transit — San José de Mayo

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Phases and Local Times of This Transit

StartNearest Sun's centerEnd
8:13 AM May 911:58 AM May 93:42 PM May 9
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Local times for transit in San José de Mayo on Monday, May 9, 2016

EventTime in San José de MayoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Transit beginsMay 9 at 8:13:51 AM63°East-northeast7.8°
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 8:17:02 AM62°East-northeast8.3°
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.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Nearest Sun's centerMay 9 at 11:58:31 AM13°North-northeast37.0°
Mercury is closest to the center of the Sun as seen from San José de Mayo.
Full Transit endsMay 9 at 3:39:25 PM314°Northwest23.3°
Mercury is starting to leave the Sun's edge. The black drop effect may again be visible.
Partial Transit endsMay 9 at 3:42:35 PM313°Northwest22.8°
Mercury leaves the Sun's edge and concludes the transit.
Times are local for San José de Mayo (UYT – Uruguay Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in San José de Mayo

Eclipse Visibility From San José de MayoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2016May 9MercuryTransit
Transit
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
2018Feb 15SolarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
Total
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