Watch the transit of Mercury across the face of the sun!!

Here you can see the small dot which is Mercury passing in front of the sun

Here you can see the small dot which is Mercury passing in front of the sun

You can watch the transit of Mercury across the face of the sun below. Compared to the size of the sun the planet is just a tiny speck…sort of what we would look like. Our small little planet….enjoy the videos.

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See transit videos below.

Transit of Mercury at about 12:05 5/9/16 , look for black dot moving from left to right

Transit of Mercury at about 12:05 5/9/16 , look for black dot moving from left to right

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Transit of Mercury at about 12:05 5/9/16 , look for black dot moving from left to right

Transit of Mercury at about 12:05 5/9/16 , look for black dot moving from left to right

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