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Mercury Will Transit The Sun On November 11, 2019 — Remembrance Day, At That.

by Anura Guruge




YOU  will need Eclipse Glasses.


A ‘transit‘ in astronomy is when celestial body passes in front of another. In this case, it will be Mercury passing in front of the Sun — and we, in New England, will have front-row seats for it, and, moreover, it will be in the morning, around 10 am Eastern. The only thing that can spoil it for us is the weather. I will keep you posted.

Given that this is a solar transit, it is kind of like a solar eclipse — like the BIG one we had in August 2017. And as with a solar eclipse you MUST HAVE eclipse glasses IF you are going to look at the Sun. They are cheap enough. Better get some now. I still have mine from 2017.

That it is on Remembrance Day — my Poppy Day — makes it even more special. WOW.


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Tomorrow’s Eclipse Over New Hampshire: At A Glance — Times & Coverage.

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New Hampshire Solar Eclipse Monday August 21 2017 start time max coverage Anura Guruge


It will start at 1:27pm and end at 3:57pm.

So a 2.5 hour show with maximum coverage, i.e., 62%, at 2:45pm.

So we might still be OK. A few clouds shouldn’t be a huge damper.


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Tomorrow’s Eclipse Over New Hampshire: We Will Have SOME Clouds.

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Forecast from wunderground.com.


It will start at 1:27pm and end at 3:57pm.

So a 2.5 hour show with maximum coverage, i.e., 62%, at 2:45pm.

So we might still be OK. A few clouds shouldn’t be a huge damper.


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New Hampshire Libraries Out Of Solar Eclipse Glasses For Monday — As Are Stores!

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Click to ENLARGE and read here. From Manchester Library.


Click to access New Hampshire WMUR story …


You might still be in luck with some of the other libraries.

Be careful with what you find in local stores. They might not be ‘good‘ (i.e., strong/dark) enough.

Might be getting too late for ordering online. But, you could try.

All the best. The skies over New Hampshire should be CLEAR for Monday’s PARTIAL solar eclipse over New Hampshire.


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Weather Still Looking GOOD For August 21, 2017, Solar Eclipse Over New Hampshire.

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Forecast from wunderground.com.


With just 3-days to go the weather forecast for Monday’s PARTIAL solar eclipse over New Hampshire looks GOOD. Clear skies.

This forecast, this close to the day, is unlikely to change much (we hope). I think the weather will cooperate. So, fingers crossed.

Have you got your Eclipse glasses as yet or are YOU all set with some type of protection. (I can make a joke about that, BUT I will refrain).


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August 21, 2017, Solar Eclipse Over New Hampshire: It Will Be Partial With Clear Skies.

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Tentative 7-day forecast from wunderground.com. This could change. Right now it looks GOOD.


First and foremost, we, in New Hampshire, will NOT see the full total solar eclipse.

The total eclipse is only going to be visible south, southwest and west of us — in places like South Carolina, Tennessee, Missouri, Nebraska, Wyoming etc.

We will ONLY see a partial 62% coverage solar eclipse. But, even that should be fun.

It will start at 1:27pm and end at 3:57pm. So a 2.5 hour show with maximum coverage, i.e., 62%, at 2:45pm.

Right now the weather forecast for Monday, August 21, 2017 calls for clear skies. So that is good — but that can change.

You really should get some proper eclipse glasses for this. I have ordered these from Amazon.

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