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Eclipses and Mercury Transit in King Edward Point, South Georgia/Sandwich Is. (Grytviken)

Nov 11, 2019 at 1:19 pm
Nearest Sun's center in King Edward Point

Global Event: Mercury Transit


Local Type: Mercury Transit, in King Edward Point

Begins: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 10:35 am

Midpoint: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 1:19 pm

Ends: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 4:03 pm

Duration: 5 hours, 28 minutes

Location

November 11, 2019 — Mercury Transit — King Edward Point

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
10:35 am Mon, Nov 11
Partial Transit begins Mercury touches the Sun's edge.Map direction Northeast 35°
48.9°
10:37 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.Map direction Northeast 34°
49.0°
1:19 pm Mon, Nov 11
Nearest Sun's center Mercury is closest to the center of the Sun as seen from King Edward Point.Map direction North-northwest 333°
50.8°
4:02 pm Mon, Nov 11
Full Transit ends Mercury is starting to leave the Sun's edge. The black drop effect may again be visible.Map direction West-northwest 286°
32.6°
4:03 pm Mon, Nov 11
Partial Transit ends Mercury leaves the Sun's edge and concludes the transit.Map direction West-northwest 285°
32.4°

The animation shows what the 2019 Mercury Transit will approximately look like from King Edward Point.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in King Edward Point

Eclipse Visibility From King Edward PointVisibility 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
Jun 5, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jul 5, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, Much of Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Dec 14, 2020 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South in Africa, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
May 26, 2021 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica

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