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Eclipses and Mercury Transit in Germantown, MD, USA

Nov 11, 2019 at 10:20 am
Nearest Sun's center in Germantown

Global Event: Mercury Transit


Local Type: Mercury Transit, in Germantown

Begins: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 7:36 am

Midpoint: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 10:20 am

Ends: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 1:04 pm

Duration: 5 hours, 28 minutes

Location

November 11, 2019 — Mercury Transit — Germantown

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
7:36 am Mon, Nov 11
Partial Transit begins Mercury touches the Sun's edge.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Map direction East-southeast 119°
7.7°
7:37 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.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Map direction East-southeast 120°
8.0°
10:20 am Mon, Nov 11
Nearest Sun's center Mercury is closest to the center of the Sun as seen from Germantown.Map direction South-southeast 154°
29.4°
1:02 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 South-southwest 199°
31.1°
1:04 pm Mon, Nov 11
Partial Transit ends Mercury leaves the Sun's edge and concludes the transit.Map direction South-southwest 199°
31.0°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Germantown

Eclipse Visibility From GermantownVisibility 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 4–5, 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
May 26, 2021 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, 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 Germantown, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown transit is highlighted.

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