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Eclipses and Mercury Transit in Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland (Scoresbysund)

Nov 11, 2019 at 2:10 pm
Nearest Sun's center in Ittoqqortoormiit

Global Event: Mercury Transit


Local Type: Mercury Transit, in Ittoqqortoormiit

Begins: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 11:35 am

Midpoint: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 2:10 pm

Ends: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 2:16 pm

Duration: 2 hours, 41 minutes

Location

Upcoming Eclipse: July 2, 2019 — Total Solar Eclipse is not visible in Ittoqqortoormiit. See animation and where it can be seen

November 11, 2019 — Mercury Transit — Ittoqqortoormiit

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
11:35 am Mon, Nov 11
Partial Transit begins Mercury touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South.
Map direction South 171°
2.2°
11:37 am Mon, Nov 11
Full Transit begins Mercury is fully within 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.
Map direction South 171°
2.2°
2:10 pm Mon, Nov 11
Nearest Sun's center Mercury is closest to the center of the Sun as seen from Ittoqqortoormiit.
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 South-southwest 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 South-southwest 208°
0.2°
2:16 pm Mon, Nov 11
Transit ongoing during sunset Mercury Transit is already ongoing during sunset in Ittoqqortoormiit.
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 South-southwest for the best view of the transit.
Map direction South-southwest 209°
-0.0°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Ittoqqortoormiit

Eclipse Visibility From IttoqqortoormiitVisibility 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
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 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, North/West Africa, Much of North America, Atlantic, Arctic
Nov 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 Ittoqqortoormiit, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown transit is highlighted.

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