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Eclipses and Mercury Transit in George Town, Bahamas

Nov 11, 2019 at 10:20 am
Nearest Sun's center in George Town

Global Event: Mercury Transit


Local Type: Mercury Transit, in George Town

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 — George Town

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
7:36 am Mon, Nov 11
Partial Transit begins Mercury touches the Sun's edge.Map direction East-southeast 117°
16.4°
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.Map direction East-southeast 118°
16.7°
10:20 am Mon, Nov 11
Nearest Sun's center Mercury is closest to the center of the Sun as seen from George Town.Map direction South-southeast 150°
43.9°
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 205°
45.1°
1:04 pm Mon, Nov 11
Partial Transit ends Mercury leaves the Sun's edge and concludes the transit.Map direction South-southwest 206°
44.9°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in George Town

Eclipse Visibility From George TownVisibility 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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