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Eclipses and Mercury Transit in San Martín Base, Antarctica

Nov 11, 2019 at 12:19 pm
Nearest Sun's center in San Martín Base

Global Event: Mercury Transit


Local Type: Mercury Transit, in San Martín Base

Begins: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 9:35 am

Midpoint: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 12:19 pm

Ends: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 3:03 pm

Duration: 5 hours, 28 minutes

Location

November 11, 2019 — Mercury Transit — San Martín Base

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in San Martín Base. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times are local time (ART) for San Martín Base.

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
9:35 am Mon, Nov 11
Partial Transit begins Mercury touches the Sun's edge.Map direction East-northeast 62°
29.1°
9:37 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.Map direction East-northeast 61°
29.2°
12:19 pm Mon, Nov 11
Nearest Sun's center Mercury is closest to the center of the Sun as seen from San Martín Base.Map direction North-northeast 16°
38.6°
3:02 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 North-northwest 326°
36.5°
3:03 pm Mon, Nov 11
Partial Transit ends Mercury leaves the Sun's edge and concludes the transit.Map direction North-northwest 326°
36.4°

The animation shows what the 2019 Mercury Transit will approximately look like from San Martín Base.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in San Martín Base

Eclipse Visibility From San Martín BaseVisibility 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
Jun 5, 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
Dec 14, 2020 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South in Africa, Much of 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

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