Observatory Open House: Mercury Transits the Sun

Mars Center for Science & Technology - Observatory Norton, MA

Watch the planet Mercury pass directly between the Sun and the Earth. This is a rare event. It will not occur again until 2032. The transit will start at 7:36 a.m. and end at 1:04 p.m. During the event, Mercury (about 63 million miles from the Earth on that day) will appear as a tiny […]