.:Mercury Transit 2019:.

Mercury will transit the Sun on November 11th, 2019. The transit will be visible from Europe, Africa, America and from the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. The event is invisible from Central and East Asia, Japan and Australia. The Sun will set before transit ends in Europe, Africa and Middle East and it will rise while transit is in progress in western North America. In Romania, the Sun will set before transit maximum (the minimum separation between Mercury and Sun's center).

Mercury Transit visibility map

Mercury path on the solar disk and the geocentric phases of the transit are presented in the figure below. The red dots represents Mercury's position during the external and internal contacts and at the moment of the minimum separation. The black dots are spaced at 30 minutes interval.

Mercury path on the solar disk. Equatorial coordinates.

Geocentric and topocentric phases of the transit for some cities in Romania. All times are UTC.

Location Sunset First Exterior Contact First Interior Contact Minimum Distance Second Interior Contact Second Exterior Contact
Geocentric 12:35:27.0 12:37:08.3 15:19:48.1 18:02:33.0 18:04:14.4
Arad 15:08 12:35:24.0 12:37:05.2 15:19:34.9 18:02:22.3 18:04:03.8
Bacău 14:44 12:35:21.9 12:37:03.1 15:19:34.3 18:02:23.5 18:04:04.9
Baia Mare 14:54 12:35:23.7 12:37:04.9 15:19:35.5 18:02:23.7 18:04:05.1
Brașov 14:52 12:35:22.0 12:37:03.2 15:19:33.9 18:02:22.6 18:04:04.1
București 14:53 12:35:21.3 12:37:02.5 15:19:32.9 18:02:21.9 18:04:03.4
Botoșani 14:42 12:35:22.5 12:37:03.7 15:19:35.1 18:02:24.2 18:04:05.7
Cluj 14:57 12:35:23.3 12:37:04.5 15:19:34.9 18:02:23.1 18:04:04.5
Constanța 14:43 12:35:20.1 12:37:01.3 15:19:32.4 18:02:22.2 18:04:03.7
Craiova 15:02 12:35:22.2 12:37:03.4 15:19:33.3 18:02:21.4 18:04:02.9
Iași 14:40 12:35:21.9 12:37:03.1 15:19:34.6 18:02:24.0 18:04:05.4
Oradea 15:03 12:35:24.1 12:37:05.3 15:19:35.4 18:02:23.0 18:04:04.5
Pitești 14:57 12:35:22.0 12:37:03.2 15:19:33.5 18:02:22.0 18:04:03.4
Ploiești 14:52 12:35:21.5 12:37:02.7 15:19:33.3 18:02:22.2 18:04:03.7
Sibiu 14:57 12:35:22.7 12:37:03.9 15:19:34.2 18:02:22.5 18:04:03.9
Suceava 14:44 12:35:22.6 12:37:03.8 15:19:35.1 18:02:24.1 18:04:05.5
Timișoara 15:09 12:35:23.9 12:37:05.1 15:19:34.7 18:02:22.0 18:04:03.5
Tulcea 14:40 12:35:20.5 12:37:01.7 15:19:33.1 18:02:22.9 18:04:04.4
Mercury as seen by Messenger
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