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Eclipses and Mercury Transit in Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, Canada

Nov 11, 2019 at 8:20 am
Nearest Sun's center in Fort Smith

Global Event: Mercury Transit


Local Type: Mercury Transit, in Fort Smith

Begins: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 8:15 am

Midpoint: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 8:20 am

Ends: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 11:04 am

Duration: 2 hours, 49 minutes

Location

November 11, 2019 — Mercury Transit — Fort Smith

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
8:17 am Mon, Nov 11
Transit ongoing during sunrise Mercury Transit is already ongoing during sunrise in Fort Smith.
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 Southeast for the best view of the transit.
Map direction Southeast 125°
-0.0°
8:20 am Mon, Nov 11
Nearest Sun's center Mercury is closest to the center of the Sun as seen from Fort Smith.
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 Southeast 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 Southeast 126°
0.2°
11:02 am Mon, Nov 11
Full Transit ends Mercury is starting to leave 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 South-southeast 163°
11.4°
11:04 am Mon, Nov 11
Partial Transit ends Mercury leaves the Sun's edge and concludes the transit.Map direction South-southeast 163°
11.4°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Fort Smith

Eclipse Visibility From Fort SmithVisibility 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, 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
Jun 10, 2021 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, North/West Africa, Much of North America, Atlantic, Arctic

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

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