Transit of Mercury

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Transit of Mercury

Post by CEtherington » Sun Oct 20, 2019 7:03 pm

Evening All,

I believe the next Transit of Mercury is on Mon 11th Nov.

Is anyone up for observing???

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Re: Transit of Mercury

Post by rwilkinson » Sun Oct 20, 2019 8:12 pm

Bear in mind that the Transit starts in the early afternoon, when the Sun is only 18 degrees above the Southern horizon.
And by mid-Transit around 3:30pm it will be down to 5 degrees, so you'll need to be somewhere with a very good horizon to the SW.

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Re: Transit of Mercury

Post by CEtherington » Sun Oct 20, 2019 8:39 pm

Ahh.
Back field it is then...or Georges lane.
That's if it isn't cloudy!!!
You can run with the big dogs, or sit on the porch & bark.

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