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Eclipses and Mercury Transit in Boulder, CO, USA

Nov 11, 2019 at 8:20 am
Nearest Sun's center in Boulder

Global Event: Mercury Transit


Local Type: Mercury Transit, in Boulder

Begins: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 6:41 am

Midpoint: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 8:20 am

Ends: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 11:04 am

Duration: 4 hours, 23 minutes

Location

November 11, 2019 — Mercury Transit — Boulder

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
6:43 am Mon, Nov 11
Transit ongoing during sunrise Mercury Transit is already ongoing during sunrise in Boulder.
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 112°
0.1°
8:20 am Mon, Nov 11
Nearest Sun's center Mercury is closest to the center of the Sun as seen from Boulder.Map direction Southeast 129°
15.4°
11:02 am Mon, Nov 11
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.Map direction South-southeast 168°
31.7°
11:04 am Mon, Nov 11
Partial Transit ends Mercury leaves the Sun's edge and concludes the transit.Map direction South-southeast 168°
31.8°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Boulder

Eclipse Visibility From BoulderVisibility 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
Jul 4, 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
May 26, 2021 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 18–19, 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

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