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Eclipses and Mercury Transit in Rarotonga, Cook Islands

Nov 11, 2019 at 5:54 am
Near max in Rarotonga

Global Event: Mercury Transit


Local Type: Mercury Transit, in Rarotonga

Began: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 5:51 am

Midpoint: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 5:53 am

Ended: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 8:04 am

Duration: 2 hours, 13 minutes

Location

November 11, 2019 — Mercury Transit — Rarotonga

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looked like in Rarotonga. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times were local time (CKT) for Rarotonga.

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
5:52 am Mon, Nov 11
Transit ongoing during sunrise Mercury Transit is already ongoing during sunrise in Rarotonga.
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 East-southeast for the best view of the transit.
Map direction East-southeast 109°
-0.0°
5:53 am Mon, Nov 11
Nearest Sun's center Mercury is closest to the center of the Sun as seen from Rarotonga.
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 East-southeast for the best view of the transit.
Map direction East-southeast 108°
0.2°
8:02 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 East 98°
29.0°
8:04 am Mon, Nov 11
Partial Transit ends Mercury leaves the Sun's edge and concludes the transit.Map direction East 98°
29.4°

The animation shows what the 2019 Mercury Transit approximately looked like from Rarotonga.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Rarotonga

Eclipse Visibility From RarotongaVisibility 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 29–30, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
May 25–26, 2021 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 18–19, 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

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

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