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Eclipses and Mercury Transit in Sion, Valais, Switzerland (Sitten)

Nov 11, 2019 at 4:19 pm
Nearest Sun's center in Sion

Global Event: Mercury Transit


Local Type: Mercury Transit, in Sion

Begins: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 1:35 pm

Midpoint: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 4:19 pm

Ends: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 5:03 pm

Duration: 3 hours, 28 minutes

Location

November 11, 2019 — Mercury Transit — Sion

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
1:35 pm Mon, Nov 11
Partial Transit begins Mercury touches the Sun's edge.Map direction South-southwest 201°
23.8°
1:37 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-southwest 201°
23.7°
4:19 pm Mon, Nov 11
Nearest Sun's center Mercury is closest to the center of the Sun as seen from Sion.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Map direction West-southwest 237°
5.9°
5:01 pm Mon, Nov 11
Transit ongoing during sunset Mercury Transit is already ongoing during sunset in Sion.
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 West-southwest for the best view of the transit.
Map direction West-southwest 244°
-0.0°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Sion

Eclipse Visibility From SionVisibility 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
Jun 10, 2021 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, North/West Africa, Much of North America, Atlantic, Arctic

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

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