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Eclipses and Mercury Transit in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland (Søndre Strømfjord)

Nov 11, 2019 at 12:20 pm
Nearest Sun's center in Kangerlussuaq

Global Event: Mercury Transit


Local Type: Mercury Transit, in Kangerlussuaq

Begins: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 9:35 am

Midpoint: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 12:20 pm

Ends: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 3:08 pm

Duration: 5 hours, 32 minutes

Location

November 11, 2019 — Mercury Transit — Kangerlussuaq

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
9:35 am Mon, Nov 11
Partial Transit begins Mercury touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Map direction Southeast 144°
1.4°
9:37 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 Southeast.
Map direction Southeast 144°
1.5°
12:20 pm Mon, Nov 11
Nearest Sun's center Mercury is closest to the center of the Sun as seen from Kangerlussuaq.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South.
Map direction South 183°
5.7°
3:02 pm Mon, Nov 11
Full Transit ends Mercury is starting to leave the Sun's edge. The black drop effect may again be visible.
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 Southwest for the best view of the transit.
Map direction Southwest 221°
0.1°
3:04 pm Mon, Nov 11
Partial Transit ends Mercury leaves the Sun's edge and concludes the transit.
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 Southwest for the best view of the transit.
Map direction Southwest 221°
-0.0°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Kangerlussuaq

Eclipse Visibility From KangerlussuaqVisibility 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 Kangerlussuaq, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown transit is highlighted.

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