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Eclipses and Mercury Transit in Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan

Nov 11, 2019 at 5:13 pm
Near max in Lashkar Gah

Global Event: Mercury Transit


Local Type: Mercury Transit, in Lashkar Gah

Begins: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 5:05 pm

Midpoint: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 5:14 pm

Ends: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 5:16 pm

Duration: 11 minutes

Location

November 11, 2019 — Mercury Transit — Lashkar Gah

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
5:05 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 West-southwest.
Map direction West-southwest 248°
1.7°
5:06 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, recommend going to a high point.
Map direction West-southwest 248°
1.4°
5:14 pm Mon, Nov 11
Nearest Sun's center Mercury is closest to the center of the Sun as seen from Lashkar Gah.
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 West-southwest for the best view of the transit.
Additionally, the eclipsed moon combined with dimming near horizon might make the Moon very hard or impossible to see.
Map direction West-southwest 249°
0.1°
5:15 pm Mon, Nov 11
Transit ongoing during sunset Mercury Transit is already ongoing during sunset in Lashkar Gah.
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 West-southwest for the best view of the transit.
Map direction West-southwest 249°
-0.1°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Lashkar Gah

Eclipse Visibility From Lashkar GahVisibility 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
Dec 26, 2019 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse East in Europe, Much of Asia, North/West Australia, East in Africa, Pacific, Indian Ocean
Jan 10–11, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, Much of North America, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jun 5–6, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jun 21, 2020 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, North in Australia, Much of Africa, Pacific, Indian Ocean

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

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