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Eclipses and Mercury Transit in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada (Frobisher Bay)

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

Global Event: Mercury Transit


Local Type: Mercury Transit, in Iqaluit

Begins: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 7:51 am

Midpoint: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 10:20 am

Ends: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 1:04 pm

Duration: 5 hours, 13 minutes

Location

November 11, 2019 — Mercury Transit — Iqaluit

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
7:51 am Mon, Nov 11
Transit ongoing during sunrise Mercury Transit is already ongoing during sunrise in Iqaluit.
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 131°
0.1°
10:20 am Mon, Nov 11
Nearest Sun's center Mercury is closest to the center of the Sun as seen from Iqaluit.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southeast.
Map direction South-southeast 166°
8.1°
1:02 pm 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.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southwest.
Map direction South-southwest 205°
6.4°
1:04 pm Mon, Nov 11
Partial Transit ends Mercury leaves the Sun's edge and concludes the transit.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southwest.
Map direction South-southwest 205°
6.3°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Iqaluit

Eclipse Visibility From IqaluitVisibility 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
Jan 10, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, Much of North America, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
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
Jun 10, 2021 Annular 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 Iqaluit, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown transit is highlighted.

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