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Eclipses and Mercury Transit in Taiohae, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia

Nov 11, 2019 at 5:50 am
Nearest Sun's center in Taiohae

Global Event: Mercury Transit


Local Type: Mercury Transit, in Taiohae

Begins: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 5:17 am

Midpoint: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 5:50 am

Ends: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 8:34 am

Duration: 3 hours, 18 minutes

Location

November 11, 2019 — Mercury Transit — Taiohae

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
5:18 am Mon, Nov 11
Transit ongoing during sunrise Mercury Transit is already ongoing during sunrise in Taiohae.
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 107°
0.1°
5:50 am Mon, Nov 11
Nearest Sun's center Mercury is closest to the center of the Sun as seen from Taiohae.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Map direction East-southeast 106°
7.2°
8:33 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-southeast 105°
45.7°
8:34 am Mon, Nov 11
Partial Transit ends Mercury leaves the Sun's edge and concludes the transit.Map direction East-southeast 105°
46.1°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Taiohae

Eclipse Visibility From TaiohaeVisibility 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
Dec 14, 2020 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South in Africa, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
May 25–26, 2021 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica

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

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