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Eclipses and Mercury Transit in Kingston, Norfolk Island

Nov 12, 2019 at 4:50 am
Near max in Kingston

Global Event: Mercury Transit


Local Type: Mercury Transit, in Kingston

Begins: Tue, Nov 12, 2019 at 4:47 am

Midpoint: Tue, Nov 12, 2019 at 4:49 am

Ends: Tue, Nov 12, 2019 at 5:04 am

Duration: 17 minutes

Location

November 11–12, 2019 — Mercury Transit — Kingston

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
4:48 am Tue, Nov 12
Transit ongoing during sunrise Mercury Transit is already ongoing during sunrise in Kingston.
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 110°
-0.1°
4:49 am Tue, Nov 12
Nearest Sun's center Mercury is closest to the center of the Sun as seen from Kingston.
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.
Additionally, the eclipsed moon combined with dimming near horizon might make the Moon very hard or impossible to see.
Map direction East-southeast 110°
0.1°
5:02 am Tue, Nov 12
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.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Map direction East-southeast 108°
2.5°
5:04 am Tue, Nov 12
Partial Transit ends Mercury leaves the Sun's edge and concludes the transit.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Map direction East-southeast 108°
2.9°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Kingston

Eclipse Visibility From KingstonVisibility Worldwide
Nov 12, 2019 Mercury TransitMercury Transit South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jan 11, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, Much of North America, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jun 6, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 30, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
May 26–27, 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 Kingston, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown transit is highlighted.

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