Celestial event: Transit of Mercury

Monday 9th May 2016

Today, UK Astronomy’s celestial event at Milton Keynes as it happened; Transit of Mercury the smallest and fastest planet in the Solar System – we looked through some telescopes & binoculars as a black dot at Mercury moving across the face of the Sun that we won’t see it again until 2019.

Photos & videos
Click here for more photos, and quite awesome video by NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center:  Transit of Mercury.


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