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Eclipses and Mercury Transit in Columbus Historic District, Georgia, USA

Nov 11, 2019 at 10:20 am
Nearest Sun's center in Columbus Historic District

Global Event: Mercury Transit


Local Type: Mercury Transit, in Columbus Historic District

Begins: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 7:36 am

Midpoint: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 10:20 am

Ends: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 1:04 pm

Duration: 5 hours, 28 minutes

Location

November 11, 2019 — Mercury Transit — Columbus Historic District

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Columbus Historic District. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times are local time (EST) for Columbus Historic District.

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
7:36 am Mon, Nov 11
Partial Transit begins Mercury touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Map direction East-southeast 114°
5.2°
7:37 am Mon, Nov 11
Full Transit begins 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-southeast.
Map direction East-southeast 114°
5.6°
10:20 am Mon, Nov 11
Nearest Sun's center Mercury is closest to the center of the Sun.Map direction Southeast 144°
32.0°
1:02 pm Mon, Nov 11
Full Transit ends Mercury is starting to leave the Sun's edge. The black drop effect may again be visible.Map direction South-southwest 191°
39.2°
1:04 pm Mon, Nov 11
Partial Transit ends Mercury leaves the Sun's edge and concludes the transit.Map direction South-southwest 192°
39.1°

The animation shows what the 2019 Mercury Transit will approximately look like from Earth.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Columbus Historic District

Eclipse Visibility From Columbus Historic DistrictVisibility Worldwide
Nov 11, 2019 Mercury TransitMercury Transit South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jul 4–5, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, Much of Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 30, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
May 26, 2021 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 19, 2021 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North/West Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic

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