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Eclipses and Mercury Transit in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada

Nov 11, 2019 at 8:45 am
Nearest Sun's center in Yellowknife

Global Event: Mercury Transit


Local Type: Mercury Transit, in Yellowknife

Begins: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 8:40 am

Midpoint: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 8:45 am

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

Duration: 2 hours, 24 minutes

Location

November 11, 2019 — Mercury Transit — Yellowknife

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
8:42 am Mon, Nov 11
Transit ongoing during sunrise Mercury Transit is already ongoing during sunrise in Yellowknife.
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 128°
-0.0°
8:45 am Mon, Nov 11
Nearest Sun's center Mercury is closest to the center of the Sun as seen from Yellowknife.
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 129°
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.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southeast.
Map direction South-southeast 161°
8.7°
11:04 am 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-southeast.
Map direction South-southeast 161°
8.7°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Yellowknife

Eclipse Visibility From YellowknifeVisibility 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, 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

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