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Eclipses and Mercury Transit in El Calafate, Santa Cruz, Argentina

Nov 11, 2019 at 12:19 pm
Nearest Sun's center in El Calafate

Global Event: Mercury Transit


Local Type: Mercury Transit, in El Calafate

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

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November 11, 2019 — Mercury Transit — El Calafate

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
9:35 am Mon, Nov 11
Partial Transit begins Mercury touches the Sun's edge.Map direction East-northeast 77°
32.8°
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 77°
33.0°
12:19 pm Mon, Nov 11
Nearest Sun's center Mercury is closest to the center of the Sun as seen from El Calafate.Map direction North-northeast 30°
54.0°
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 Northwest 323°
52.6°
3:03 pm Mon, Nov 11
Partial Transit ends Mercury leaves the Sun's edge and concludes the transit.Map direction Northwest 322°
52.5°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in El Calafate

Eclipse Visibility From El CalafateVisibility 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
Nov 30, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Dec 14, 2020 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South in Africa, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica

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

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