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Eclipses and Mercury Transit in Akureyri, Iceland

Nov 11, 2019 at 3:19 pm
Nearest Sun's center in Akureyri

Global Event: Mercury Transit


Local Type: Mercury Transit, in Akureyri

Began: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 12:35 pm

Midpoint: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 3:19 pm

Ended: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 4:11 pm

Duration: 3 hours, 36 minutes

Location

November 11, 2019 — Mercury Transit — Akureyri

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
12:35 pm 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 175°
6.9°
12:37 pm 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 175°
6.9°
3:19 pm Mon, Nov 11
Nearest Sun's center Mercury is closest to the center of the Sun as seen from Akureyri.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southwest.
Map direction Southwest 214°
2.8°
4:08 pm Mon, Nov 11
Transit ongoing during sunset Mercury Transit is already ongoing during sunset in Akureyri.
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 225°
-0.0°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Akureyri

Eclipse Visibility From AkureyriVisibility Worldwide
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
May 16, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica

Note: Click on the date link for details in Akureyri, or the path map image for global details.

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