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Eclipses and Mercury Transit in Forbes Ridge, Antarctica

Nov 12, 2019 at 1:19 am
Nearest Sun's center in Forbes Ridge

Global Event: Mercury Transit


Local Type: Mercury Transit, in Forbes Ridge

Begins: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 10:35 pm

Midpoint: Tue, Nov 12, 2019 at 1:19 am

Ends: Tue, Nov 12, 2019 at 4:04 am

Duration: 5 hours, 29 minutes

Location

November 11–12, 2019 — Mercury Transit — Forbes Ridge

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Forbes Ridge. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times are local time (DDUT) for Forbes Ridge.

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
10:35 pm Mon, Nov 11
Partial Transit begins Mercury touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South.
Map direction South 189°
7.8°
10:36 pm 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 South.
Map direction South 188°
7.8°
1:19 am Tue, Nov 12
Nearest Sun's center Mercury is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southeast.
Map direction South-southeast 149°
9.1°
4:02 am Tue, Nov 12
Full Transit ends Mercury is starting to leave the Sun's edge. The black drop effect may again be visible.Map direction East-southeast 110°
14.3°
4:04 am Tue, Nov 12
Partial Transit ends Mercury leaves the Sun's edge and concludes the transit.Map direction East-southeast 110°
14.4°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Forbes Ridge

Eclipse Visibility From Forbes RidgeVisibility Worldwide
Nov 11–12, 2019 Mercury TransitMercury Transit South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jun 6, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jul 5, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, Much of Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
May 26, 2021 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Dec 4, 2021 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South in Australia, South in Africa, South in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica

Note: Click on the date link for details in Forbes Ridge, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown transit is highlighted.

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