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Eclipses and Mercury Transit in Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain (Gran Canaria)

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

Global Event: Mercury Transit


Local Type: Mercury Transit, in Las Palmas

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

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

Ends: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 6:03 pm

Duration: 5 hours, 28 minutes

Location

November 11, 2019 — Mercury Transit — Las Palmas

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
12:35 pm Mon, Nov 11
Partial Transit begins Mercury touches the Sun's edge.Map direction South 176°
44.4°
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.Map direction South 177°
44.4°
3:19 pm Mon, Nov 11
Nearest Sun's center Mercury is closest to the center of the Sun as seen from Las Palmas.Map direction Southwest 223°
31.2°
6:02 pm Mon, Nov 11
Full Transit ends Mercury is starting to leave the Sun's edge. The black drop effect may again be visible.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Map direction West-southwest 249°
1.4°
6:03 pm Mon, Nov 11
Partial Transit ends Mercury leaves the Sun's edge and concludes the transit.
Sun close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Map direction West-southwest 249°
1.0°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Las Palmas

Eclipse Visibility From Las PalmasVisibility 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
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
Nov 30, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic

Note: Click on the date link for details in Las Palmas, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown transit is highlighted.

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