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Eclipses and Mercury Transit in Grand Island, NE, USA

Nov 11, 2019 at 9:20 am
Nearest Sun's center in Grand Island

Global Event: Mercury Transit


Local Type: Mercury Transit, in Grand Island

Begins: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 7:15 am

Midpoint: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 9:20 am

Ends: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 12:04 pm

Duration: 4 hours, 49 minutes

Location

Upcoming Eclipse: July 16, 2019 — Partial Lunar Eclipse is not visible in Grand Island. See animation and where it can be seen

November 11, 2019 — Mercury Transit — Grand Island

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
7:18 am Mon, Nov 11
Transit ongoing during sunrise Mercury Transit is already ongoing during sunrise in Grand Island.
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°
0.2°
9:20 am Mon, Nov 11
Nearest Sun's center Mercury is closest to the center of the Sun as seen from Grand Island.Map direction Southeast 135°
18.7°
12:02 pm 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 175°
31.5°
12:04 pm Mon, Nov 11
Partial Transit ends Mercury leaves the Sun's edge and concludes the transit.Map direction South 176°
31.5°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Grand Island

Eclipse Visibility From Grand IslandVisibility 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
Nov 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

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

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