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Nearest Sun's center in Napili-Honokowai
Monday, May 9, 2016 at 5:53 AM

Global Type: Mercury Transit


Napili-Honokowai: Mercury Transit


Began: Mon, May 9, 2016 at 5:52 AM

Midpoint: Mon, May 9, 2016 at 5:53 AM

Ended: Mon, May 9, 2016 at 8:43 AM


Duration: 2 hours, 50 minutes

Location

May 9, 2016 — Mercury Transit — Napili-Honokowai

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Phases and Local Times of This Transit

StartNearest Sun's centerEnd
5:52 AM May 95:53 AM May 98:43 AM May 9
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Local times for transit in Napili-Honokowai on Monday, May 9, 2016

EventTime in Napili-HonokowaiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Transit ongoing during sunriseMay 9 at 5:52:47 AM71°East-northeast0.0°
Mercury Transit is already ongoing during sunrise in Napili-Honokowai.
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 East-northeast for the best view of the transit.
Nearest Sun's centerMay 9 at 5:53:57 AM71°East-northeast0.2°
Mercury is closest to the center of the Sun as seen from Napili-Honokowai.
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 East-northeast for the best view of the transit.
Full Transit endsMay 9 at 8:39:58 AM83°East37.5°
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 9 at 8:43:10 AM84°East38.3°
Mercury leaves the Sun's edge and concludes the transit.
Times are local for Napili-Honokowai (HAST – Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time).

Some of the transit is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Napili-Honokowai

Eclipse Visibility From Napili-HonokowaiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
Partial
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
Total
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
Transit
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