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Eclipses and Mercury Transit in Mobile, AL, USA

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

Global Event: Mercury Transit


Local Type: Mercury Transit, in Mobile

Began: Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 6:36 am

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

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

Duration: 5 hours, 28 minutes

Location

November 11, 2019 — Mercury Transit — Mobile

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
6:36 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 112°
3.6°
6:37 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 112°
3.9°
9:20 am Mon, Nov 11
Nearest Sun's center Mercury is closest to the center of the Sun as seen from Mobile.Map direction Southeast 141°
31.9°
12:02 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 188°
41.4°
12:04 pm Mon, Nov 11
Partial Transit ends Mercury leaves the Sun's edge and concludes the transit.Map direction South 188°
41.4°

The animation shows what the 2019 Mercury Transit approximately looked like from Mobile.


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May 15–16, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica

Note: Click on the date link for details in Mobile, or the path map image for global details.

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